Mnesikles

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Mnesikles (Greek: Μνησικλῆς; Latin transliteration: Mnesicles) was an ancient Athenian architect active in the mid 5th century BCE, the age of Pericles.[1]

Plutarch (Pericles, 13) identifies him as architect of the Propylaea, the Periclean gateway to the Athenian Acropolis.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nigel Spivey; Michael Squire (1 March 2011). Panorama of the Classical World. Getty Publications. pp. 343–. ISBN 978-1-60606-056-8. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Fred S. Kleiner (8 January 2009). Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective. Cengage Learning. pp. 149–. ISBN 978-0-495-57360-9. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  3. ^ P. J. Heslin (11 August 2005). The Transvestite Achilles: Gender And Genre In Statius' Achilleid. Cambridge University Press. pp. 199–. ISBN 978-0-521-85145-9. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  4. ^ John Willoby Roberts (18 June 1998). City of Sokrates: An Introduction to Classical Athens. Psychology Press. pp. 160–. ISBN 978-0-415-16778-9. Retrieved 24 July 2012.