Eventually Octavian removed the Kouretes from the Artemision
and transferred them to the prytaneion.
(62.) IDelos 396B, line 73 (Artemision
As we know, with all-too-rare exceptions at hand (the Delphi Charioteer, the Zeus from Cape Artemision
, the Antikythera and Marathon ephebes, the Riace warriors), classical Greek statuary is only known by means of these often late replicas(3) of originals that have disappeared forever.
In the skirmish we may note three details: the Athenians who escaped Persian pursuit made for the Peneios delta, which suggests they were surprised north of it or very close to it;(14) they got away through Thessaly, which suggests that the area was not yet occupied (their pursuers could otherwise have landed and chased them towards their own forces); and they were conveyed to Athens rather than to Artemision
or Khalkis, which suggests that at the time there was no Greek fleet on station in north Euboia or near it.
Principal battles: Artemisium (Artemision
), Salamis (island off Piraeus) (480).
santonici Shelyag-Sosonko & Solomakha 1987 nom.
A band encircling the head may be a braid, a frequent feature of male figures of this period (e.g., the Artemision
, he tells how Themistocles plotted to make `the Ionian and the Carian [Unknown Words Omitted] break away from the barbarians' (8.19.1): here [Unknown Words Omitted] might seem equally appropriate, but [Unknown Words Omitted] perhaps connotes these two peoples as distinctive units in the mass of the Persian forces.(17)
From hestiatoria in sanctuaries: IG XI 154A, line 4; 161A, line 114 (Artemision
); 144A, line 68 (Asklepieion); 165, line 33 (Sanctuary of Zeus Kynthios); Roussel 1916, p.
869C-D) that Themistokles founded the temple of Artemis Aristoboule near his house in Melite, "where now the [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] throw out the bodies of those put to death." Since this Artemision
has been excavated and securely identified (Fig.
"The Geological and Paleo-geographical Environs of the Artemision
," in Der Kosmos der Artemis von Ephesos (Sonderschriften Osterreichisches Archaologisches Institut 37), ed.