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scopa

[′skō·pə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A brushlike arrangement of short stiff hairs on the body surface of certain insects.
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By comparing literary testimonies to a Roman statuette of a maenad who twists her body in the manner ascribed to Skopas, art historians believe they have found an image related to the celebrated original (fig.
See Andrew Stewart, Skopas ofParos (Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes, 1977), 130, Appendix I.
In example (26) the negative propositions They possessed no outer fortifications, no hard shells of confidence and Skopas expressed no curiosity over the case, offered no expression of sympathy, made no move to escort McFeeley to the door modify respectively evoked descriptive propositions (with the verb possessed) and narrative propositions (with the verbs expressed, offered, and made) by expanding on preceding discourse.
To satisfy this new taste, architects like Hermodoros of Salamis worked in Rome beside sculptors like Timarchides, Polykles, and Dionysios, or later Skopas the Younger.
We are also introduced to the concept of techne as craft plus art, and mention is made of Rhoikos and Theodoros, Pheidias and Skopas. As the intention of the video is to concentrate on the practicalities of bronze-making, the named bronze-workers are intentionally marginalized and fade from view at this point.
Stewart, Skopas of Paros (Park Ridge, NJ, 1977), pp.