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  Iktinos Biography
Iktinos (also Iktious or Ictinus) was an architect active in the mid 5th century BC, who, together with Kallikrates designed the Parthenon(447?432 B.C.) in Athens, Greece.
Iktinos is also believed to have designed the temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae, the first known use of a Corinthian column, and also the Telesterion shrine of Eleusis.
The artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres painted a scene showing Iktinos together with the lyric poet Pindar - the painting is known as Pindar and Ictinus and is exhibited at the National Gallery, London.
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  Iktinos
Iktinos (also Iktious or Ictinus) was an architect active in the mid 5th century BC, who, together with Kallikrates designed the Parthenon(447?432 B.C.) in Athens, Greece.
Iktinos is also believed to have designed the temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae[?], the first known use of a Corinthian column, and also the Telesterion shrine of Eleusis.
The artist Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres painted a scene showing Iktinos together with the lyric poet Pindar - the painting is known as Pindar and Ictinus and is exhibited at the National Gallery, London.
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 Iktinos - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Iktinos (also Iktious or Ictinus) was an architect active in the mid 5th century BC, who, together with Kallikrates designed the Parthenon (447–432 BC) in Athens, Greece.
The most complete surviving example of Iktinos's work is the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens, which has been preserved almost intact as a result of having been a Christian Church.
Iktinos is also believed to have designed the temple of Apollo at Bassae, the first known use of a Corinthian column, and also the Telesterion shrine of Eleusis, a gigantic hall used in the Eleusinian Mysteries.
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 Iktinos Summary
Many of the artistic and architectural designs of the ancient Greeks, including those of Ictinus, are used in building designs today, and through the durability of these monuments modern society has learned much about the ancient Greeks.
Iktinos (also Iktious or Ictinus) was an architect active in the mid 5th century BC, who, together with Kallikrates designed the Parthenon (447–432 BC) in Athens, Greece.
Iktinos is also believed to have designed the temple of Apollo at Bassae, the first known use of a Corinthian column, and also the Telesterion shrine of Eleusis, a gigantic hall used in the Eleusinian Mysteries.
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 Iktinos Alumni
The Iktinos Alumni Association is made up of
Graduate and Non-Graduate Brothers of the Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity, Iktinos Chapter.
Click on the Coat of Arms to Return to Iktinos Home
www.umich.edu /~iktinos/alumni.htm   (61 words)

  
 Ictinus and Callicrates with Phidias - Great Buildings Online
The ancient Greek contemporaries Ictinus, Callicrates, and Phidias, are jointly credited in the creation of the Parthenon, in Athens, during the rule of Pericles, circa -440.
Although nothing is known about his life or artistic personality, Iktinos, along with Kallikrates, acted as the architect of the Parthenon, according to Plutarch.
Thus, he would have assisted Iktinos with the construction of the Parthenon, and with the supervision of building work, but would not have been responsible for aesthetic features.
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 Ictinus
Iktinos (also Iktious or Ictinus) was an architect active in the mid 5th century BC, who, together with Kallikrates designed the Parthenon (447-–432 BC) in Athens, Greece.
Iktinos is also believed to have designed the temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae, the first known use of a Corinthian column, and also the Telesterion shrine of Eleusis, a gigantic hall used in the Eleusinian Mysteries.
On the mountain is a place called Bassae, and the temple of Apollo the Helper, which, including the roof, is of stone.
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 Callicrates and Ictinus with Phidias   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although nothing is known about his life or artistic personality, Iktinos, along with Kallikrates, acted as the architect of the Parthenon, according to Plutarch.
There has been some suggestion that Kallikrates might have been the official city architect of Athens, and that he was more concerned with the technical and managerial aspects of architecture than with formal design.
Thus, he would have assisted Iktinos with the construction of the Parthenon, and with the supervision of building work, but would not have been responsible for aesthetic features.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/C/Callicrates/Callicrates.htm   (227 words)

  
 Best of Greece
The monuments on the Sacred Rock, whose highest point stands 156 meteres above sea level, are the work of the Golden Afe of Pericles, a period when the world's greatest sculptors and architects of all time lived.
Phidias, Mnisicles, Iktinos and kallicrates are the names behind the creation of this wonder which has shone like the sun through the centurys.
The Agora was the core of ancient Athens - an “open space” which was the nucleus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity for centuries.
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 Iktinos Hellas SA Marble Industry Company Profile - IKTIN GREECE Market Size, Market Share and Demand Forecast
Iktinos Hellas SA Marble Industry Company Profile - IKTIN GREECE Market Size, Market Share and Demand Forecast
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Iktinos Hellas SA Marble Industry - Company Profile Snapshot
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 Commercial Credit Report for Iktinos Hellas S.A. Marble Industry (Greece) - Report Preview
Iktinos Hellas S.A. Marble Industry is a Greece-based company engaged in the mining, cutting and trading of marble, granite and other decorative stones.
The Company has three main subsidiaries, Greek Marble Industry Fidias Hellas ABEE, which is active in the cutting of marble; Vis Lapis, which specializes in the architectural and decorative applications of decorative rocks and natural stones, and Iktinos Construction & Tourism S.A., which operates in the real estate sector.
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www.crmz.com /Report/ReportPreview.asp?BusinessId=5497484   (159 words)

  
 Ancient Greece - Knowledge and Learning - The British Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
5th century BC Iktinos was one of the architects of the Parthenon in Athens.
This marble block comes from the Temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassae, designed by Iktinos.
The frieze shows Herakles and the Greeks fighting the Amazons.
www.ancientgreece.co.uk /knowledge/explore/iktinos.html   (59 words)

  
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