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Athenodorus, a statuary, a native of Cleitor in Arcadia, executed statues of Zeus and Apollo, which were dedicated by the Lacedaemonians at Delphi after the battle of Aegos-potami. He was also famed for his statues of distinguished women. He was a pupil of the elder Polycletus, and flourished at the end of the fifth century B. C. (Paus. x. 9.8; Plin. H. N. xxxiv. 19, init., and ยง 26.)

Ariston & Telestas

Ariston and Telestas, brothers, were the sculptors of a colossal statue of Zeus which the Cleitorians dedicated at Olympia from the spoils of many captured cities. The statue with its pedestal was about eighteen Greek feet high. It bore an inscription, which is given by Pausanias, but in a mutilated state. (Paus. v. 23.6)



Of Clitor: general of Achaean League, defeats Lacedaemonians, condemned as traitor, Olympic victor.

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