Dinocrates
Dinocrates of Rhodes (also Deinocrates, Dimocrates, Cheirocrates and Stasicrates; Greek: Δεινοκράτης ὁ Ῥόδιος, fl. last quarter of the 4th century BC) was a Greek architect and technical adviser for A...
Parmenion (architect)
Parmenion was an architect, who was employed by Alexander the Great in the building of Alexandria. He was entrusted with the superintendence of the works of sculpture, especially in the temple of Sera...
Phidias
Phidias or Pheidias (/ˈfɪdiəs/; Greek: Φειδίας, Pheidias; c. 480 – 430 BC) was a Greek sculptor, painter and architect, who lived in the 5th century BC, and is commonly regarded as one of the gr...
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Callicrates
Callicrates (/kəˈlɪkrəˌtiːz/; Greek: Καλλικράτης, Kallikratēs) was an ancient Greek architect active in the middle of the fifth century BC. He and Ictinus were architects of the Parthenon (Plutarc...
Hermogenes of Priene
Interest in Hermogenes of Priene (late 3rd - early 2nd century BCE), the Hellenistic architect of a temple of Artemis Leukophryene (Artemision) at Magnesia in Lydia, an Ionian colony on the banks of t...
Metagenes
Metagenes (Greek: Μεταγένης) was a man in ancient Crete, son of the Cretan architect Chersiphron, and was also an architect.He was co-architect, along with his father, of the construction of the T...
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Eupalinos
Eupalinos (Ancient Greek: Εὐπαλῖνος) or Eupalinus of Megara was an ancient Greek engineer who built the Tunnel of Eupalinos on Samos Island in the 6th century BC.The tunnel, presumably completed ...
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Vitruvius
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (born c. 80–70 BC, died after c. 15 BC), commonly known as Vitruvius, was a Roman author, architect, and civil engineer during the 1st century BC, known for his multi-volu...
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Decriannus
Decriannus was the official architect of the Roman emperor Hadrian, who repaired the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
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Rabirius (architect)
Rabirius was an ancient Roman architect who lived during the 1st and 2nd Century AD. His designs included the massive Flavian Palace, situated on the Palatine Hill at Rome, and the Alban Villa at pres...
Callimachus (sculptor)
Callimachus (Greek: Καλλίμαχος) was an architect and sculptor working in the second half of the 5th century BC in the manner established by Polyclitus. He was credited with work in both Athens and...
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Sostratus of Cnidus
Sostratus of Cnidus (/ˈsɒstrətəs/; Greek: Σώστρατος ὁ Κνίδιος; born 3rd century BC), was a Greek architect and engineer. He designed the lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancie...
Cyrus (architect)
Cyrus was a Greek architect who lived in Rome in the times of Cicero. He died the year 53 BC, the same day Publius Clodius Pulcher was killed. It is known that he may have never married or had childre...
Mnesikles
Mnesikles (Greek: Μνησικλῆς; Latin transliteration: Mnesicles) was an ancient Athenian architect active in the mid 5th century BCE, the age of Pericles.Plutarch (Pericles, 13) identifies him as archit...
Phaeax (architect)
Phaeax (Greek: Φαίαξ) was a celebrated architect of Agrigentum, who flourished about 480 BCE, and executed several important public works for his native city. Among the most remarkable of these works ...
Apollodorus of Damascus
Apollodorus of Damascus (Greek: Ἀπολλόδωρος) was a Greek engineer, architect, designer and sculptor from Damascus, Roman Syria, who flourished during the 2nd century AD.
Apollodorus was a favo...
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Aelius Nicon
Aelius Nicon was a Greek architect and builder in 2nd century AD Pergamon. Nicon is known only as the father of the ancient anatomist and philosopher, Galen.Nicon was a mathematician, architect, astr...
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Chersiphron
Chersiphron (/ˈkɜrsɨfrɒn/; Greek: Χερσίφρων; fl. 6th century BC), an architect of Knossos in ancient Crete, was the builder of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, on the Ionian coast. The temple had bee...
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Daedalus
In Greek mythology, Daedalus (/ˈdɛdələs ˈdiːdələs/; Ancient Greek: Δαίδαλος Daidalos, perhaps related to δαιδάλλω "to work artfully"; Latin: Daedalus; Etruscan: Taitale) was a skillful crafts...
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Hyginus Gromaticus
Hyginus Gromaticus (Gromaticus from groma, a surveying device) was a Latin writer on land-surveying, who flourished in the reign of Trajan (AD 98–117). Fragments of a work on legal boundaries at...
Aristobulus of Cassandreia
For other use, see AristobulusAristobulus of Cassandreia (ca. 375 BC – 301 BC), Greek historian, son of Aristobulus, probably a Phocian settled inCassandreia, accompanied Alexander the Great on his ca...
Theodorus of Samos
Theodorus of Samos (Greek: Θεόδωρος ὁ Σάμιος) was a 6th-century BC ancient Greek sculptor and architect from the Greek island of Samos. Along with Rhoecus, he was often credited with the inventio...
Philon
Philon, Athenian architect of the 4th century BC, is known as the planner of two important works: the portico of twelve Doric columns to the great Hall of the Mysteries at Eleusis (work commissioned ...
Lucius Vitruvius Cordo
Lucius Vitruvius Cordo was an ancient Roman architect active in Verona. His only known work is the Arco dei Gavi, a 1st-century arch in Verona, Italy. The arch is inscribed "Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo, a...
Cocceius Auctus
Lucius Cocceius Auctus (1st century BC and 1st century AD) was a Roman architect employed by Octavian's strategist (and successor) Agrippa to excavate the subterranean passageways the crypta neapolita...
Satyros
Satyros or Satyrus was a Greek architect in the 4th century BC. Along with Pythius of Priene, he designed and oversaw the construction of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. Mausolus, the satrap of Caria ...
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Hippodamus of Miletus
Hippodamus of Miletus (/hɪˈpɒdəməs/; Greek: Ἱππόδαμος ὁ Μιλήσιος, Hippodamos ho Milesios; 498 – 408 BC), was an ancient Greek architect, urban planner, physician, mathematician, meteorologist an...