Antiphilus


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Antiphilus

(ăntĭf`ĭləs), fl. 4th cent. B.C., Greek painter, of Alexandrian origin. Pliny and Quintilian wrote about his paintings of gryllos, a creature part man, part animal or bird. Pliny further stated that he painted portraits of Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great, though none of his many works has survived.
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The connection between the Antiphilus epigram and the Eucrates relief is an easy one to make: they both seem to pose the same sort of questions; and they both paint the image of cured physical blindness as being the structural counterpart of cured intellectual and ritual blindness.
The Porter's scene in Macbeth, he writes, takes place in a "large Court, surrounded all or in part by an open gallery; chambers opening into that gallery; the gallery ascended into by stairs, open likewise; with additions of a colledge-like gateway, into which opens a porter's lodge." The Comedy of Errors traffics in a "publick Place, or large Square; op'ning upon which, (to the right, the left, and in front) were the Duke's palace, the house of Antiphilus Ephesian, and the Abbey; and whose centre was the mart or exchange ..." (Notes Vol.
11.29.6 Automedon, 9.415.8 Antiphilus of Byzantium (see below) and 9.416.7 Philip of Thessalonica.