Antenor


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Antenor

(ăntē`nôr), fl. last half of 6th cent. B.C., Greek sculptor who executed the bronze statues of the tyrannicides Harmodius and Aristogiton. In 480 B.C., Xerxes carried these statues away from Athens, but they were discovered later at Susa by Alexander and sent back. A marble figure of a woman, signed on the base by Antenor, was found in the ruins of the Acropolis at Athens. See also CritiusCritius
, or Kritios
, and Nesiotes
, fl. 5th cent. B.C., Greek sculptors, in the time of the Persian Wars. They made statues of the Tyrannicides, Harmodius and Aristogiton, who slew the tyrant Hipparchus.
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Antenor,

in Greek mythology, wise elder of Troy who urged that Helen be returned to Menelaus. The Greeks spared him and his family when they sacked Troy. A later myth portrays Antenor as a traitorous spy who opened the door of the wooden horse.

Antenor

counselor; advised Priam to return Helen to Menelaus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 23]
See: Counsel

Antenor

percipiently urges peace with Greeks. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]

Antenor

assigned to hell for actions defeating Troy. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 106; Ital. Lit.: Dante, Inferno, Walsh Classical, 24]
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