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Callicrates

(kəlĭk`rətēz), 5th cent. B.C., Greek architect. In association with IctinusIctinus
, fl. 2d half of 5th cent. B.C., one of the greatest architects of Greece. His celebrated work is the Parthenon (447–432 B.C.) upon the acropolis at Athens, which he built with the architect Callicrates as associate.
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 he built (447–432 B.C.) the ParthenonParthenon
[Gr.,=the virgin's place], temple sacred to Athena, on the acropolis at Athens. Built under Pericles between 447 B.C. and 432 B.C., it is the culminating masterpiece of Greek architecture. Ictinus and Callicrates were the architects and Phidias supervised the sculpture.
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 at Athens. At Athens also he designed (c.427) the Temple of Nike.

Callicrates

(c. 500 B.C.)
Leading Athenian architect; famous for the design of the Parthenon along with Ictinus. He also designed the Temple of Nike Apteros and part of the defensive Long Walls connecting Athens to the port at Piraeus.

Callicrates

 

(Kallikrátēs), Greek architect of the mid-fifth century B.C.

Callicrates worked in Athens. He participated in the buildingof the so-called long walls and in the fortification of the easternpart of the Acropolis walls. He also built the Parthenon(447_ 438 B.C., together with Ictinus) and the small Ionic-styleTemple of Athena Nike (planned 449 B.C., finished c. 420 B.C.)on the Acropolis.

Callicrates

5th century bc, Greek architect: with Ictinus, designed the Parthenon
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4,3-5,6; for Callicrates as an invention of the Historia Augusta see Paschoud 1996, 72f.
Strictly speaking a really efficient search engine would cope with Callicrates and Kallicrates.
He began a correspondence with the American poet, and in 1872 he sent Whitman a poem from his cycle entitled 'Callicrates'.
According to Polybius, the Achaean politician Callicrates had forty years before pointed out to the Roman Senate that a clear signal of Roman displeasure would stampede opposition to their friends in the cities by the political elite and the general population alike.(118) It is easy to see what a comfort the inscribed letter from Fabius, posted in a prominent place, will have been to Cyllanius and his supporters.
Y: user indicates that item [1669] "Athens" is important Document Query Title of number similarity retrieved document 17747 0.48 Parthenon 18359 0.48 Pisistratus 4175 0.45 Callicrates 3491 0.38 Brasidas 10382 0.37 Greek Art and Architecture 20254 0.36 Salamis 22359 0.36 Thebes (Greece) 180 0.36 Acropolis 18431 0.34 Plataea b.
The Greek archaeologist Manolis Korres has been working on the Acropolis for 25 years, devising diagrams in accordance with the precisions made by the architects of the Parthenon, Ietinus and Callicrates. Now, 250 restorers armed with [euro]20 million are currently working on the Acropolis.
No, since you were going to ask, there's no Callicrates or Ictinus which is just as well since this is about contemporary Edinburgh architecture and not the old stuff.
Retreating to the 'text search' page I forlornly attempted 'Callicrates' and then didn't bother with 'Ictinus'.
Materiality happily produced no result but then neither did Ictinus or Callicrates. Maybe that's reasonable because these two are blokes' names rather than terms.