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Craftsmanship

Alcimedon
a first-rate carver in wood. [Rom. Lit.: Vergil Eclogues, iii. 37.]
Argus
skillful builder of Jason’s Argo. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 29]
Athena
(Rom. Minerva) protector of craftsmen. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 67]
Bezalel and Oholiab
called to make tabernacle and accouterments for Moses. [O.T.: Exodus 31:1–11]
Cyclopes
one-eyed, unruly giants; excellent metals craftsmen. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 68]
Dactyls
fabulous smiths; discovered iron and how to work with it. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 273]
Daedalus
great craftsman; built Labyrinth and Pasiphae’s cow. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 273]
Epeius
designer and builder of the Trojan Horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Hephaestus
(Rom. Vulcan) god of fire and metalworkers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
Hiram
expert brazier commissioned by Solomon for temple work. [O.T.: I Kings 7:13–14]
Joseph
storied carpenter and foster-father of Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 1:18–25; Hall, 177]
Pygmalion
sculpts beautiful image which comes to life. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
Sidonians
known for timber-felling skill. [O. T.: I Kings 5:6]
Tubal-cain
master of copper and iron smiths. [O.T.: Genesis 4:22]
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