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  • He was the son of Pheidias, an astronomer, and was on intimate terms with, if not related to, Hiero, king of Syracuse, and Gelo his son.
  • The sculptor Pheidias was prosecuted on two vexatious charges (probably in 433), and before he could disprove the second he died under arrest.
  • PHEIDIAS, son of Charmides, universally regarded as the greatest of Greek sculptors, was born at Athens about 500 B.C. We have varying accounts of his training.
  • "In all these works," says Plutarch, "Pheidias was the adviser and overseer of Pericles."
  • Pheidias introduced his own portrait and that of Pericles on the shield of his Parthenos statue.
 

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