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 Agasias -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Agasias was the name of two different (A native or inhabitant of Greece) Greek (An artist who creates sculptures) sculptors.
Agasias, son of Dositheus, signed the remarkable statue called the Borghese Warrior, in the (An art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris) Louvre.
Agasias, son of Menophilus, is the author of another striking figure of a warrior in the museum of (The capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)) Athens.
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 AGASIAS - LoveToKnow Article on AGASIAS
Agasias, son of Dositheus, has signed the remarkable statue called the Borghese Warrior, in the Louvre.
Agasias, son of Menophilus, is the author of another striking figure of a v;airior in the museum of Athens.
Both belonged to the school of Ephesus and flourished about 100 B.C. See E. Gardner, Handbook of Greek Sculpture, ii.
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 Norwich Free Academy Slater Museum Cast Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Borghese was the name of a prominent Roman family of collectors who owned this work which was found in the old city of Antium in the 17
Century A.D. Purchased by Napoleon of France in the early 1800's A.D., the sculpture is inscribed by Agasias, son of Dositheos of Ephesos, on its support.
It is conjectured that Agasias was influenced by the 4
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 Agasias   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Agasias era el nombre de dos diversos escultores griegos.
Agasias, hijo de Dositheus, firmó la estatua notable llamada el guerrero de Borghese, en la lumbrera.
Agasias, hijo de Menophilus, es el autor de otra figura llamativa de un guerrero en el museo de Atenas.
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 The Anabasis book 6
One of them, Agasias the Stymphalian, said: It was really ridiculous, if things had come to this pass that the Lacedeamonians are to fly into a rage because a number of friends have met together to dinner, and omitted to choose a Lacedaemonian to sit at the head of the table.
I swear to you by all the gods and goddesses; verily and indeed, I no sooner perceived your purpose, than I consulted the victims, whether it was better for you to entrust this leadership to me, and for me to undertake it, or the reverse.
Next day there was a general meeting of the soldiers, collected chiefly by Agasias the Stymphalian, a captain, and Hieronymus, an Eleian, also a captain, and other seniors of the Arcadians; and they passed a resolution that, for the future, whoever revived the idea of breaking up the army should be punished by death.
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 Agasias Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 AllRefer.com - Agasias of Ephesus (European Art To 1599, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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 agasias of ephesus - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We found 3 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word agasias of ephesus:
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Agasias of Ephesus : Columbia Encyclopedia, Six Edition [home, info]
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 agasias - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Anabasis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Short of flying in the face of our authority, there is no one who will absent himself."
At this point Agasias stepped forward and said: "It was I, Cleander, 21 who rescued the man before you yonder from Dexippus, when the latter was carrying him off, and it was I who gave the order to strike Dexippus.
My plea is that I know the prisoner to be an honest man. As to Dexippus, I know that he was chosen by the army to command a fifty-oared galley, which we had obtained by request from the men of Trapezus for the express purpose of collecting vessels to carry us safely home.
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 Agasias --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Agasias is known to have been the son of one Dositheus, but otherwise the only record of him derives from the inscription on the pedestal of the statue.
The approximate dating is derived from the style of the work, which, …
"Agasias." Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.
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 THE ART OF CONTEST POSING
Physique display is a an ancient art: four hundred years B.C. young muscular athletes were posing for sculptor Polyclitis for his classic The Doryphorus or the Spear Bearer.
Other well built males were chosen to model the many now world famous works of art ranging from the aesthetic beauty of the Apollo Belvedere, The Discobulus (Discus Thrower) or Myron, The Apoxymenos (Athlete with a scraper) by the sculptor Lysippus, the Borghese Gladiator by Agasias, to the fabulously muscular Farnese Hercules.
In time more artists turned to the media of oils, watercolours, simply pencil and paper to capture for all time the transient peak perfection of the human body.
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 Agasias of Ephesus
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Agasias of Ephesus (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition)
Agasias (lived 1st century BC) (The Hutchinson Encyclopedia)
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 Anabasis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Do not the cities which gave us birth yield them obedience also?
For my own part, inasmuch as Dexippus, I believe, keeps telling Cleander that Agasias would never have done this had not I, Xenophon, bidden him, I absolve you of all complicity, and Agasias too, if Agasias himself states that I am in any way a prime mover in this matter.
If I have set the fashion of stone-throwing or any other sort of violence I condemn myself--I say that I deserve the extreme penalty, and I will submit to undergo it.
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 Bibliography on Plutarch
Fulst, W. Uber die quellen Plutarchs fur das Leben des Aristides.
Harvey, F. 1984 "The conspiracy of Agasias and Aischines (Plutarch, Aristeides 13)" Klio 66: 58-73 Abstract: The Agasias of Plutarch is identical with one of the Agasiases named on the ostraka from the Kerameikos.
Plutarch's narrative has at least a firm historical core.
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