Demetrius calls his statues sublime, and at the same time precise.
The Syrians admitted the fact, but insisted that it was a city for Greeks, as its temples and statues proved.
There are several handsome squares and public gardens, adorned with statues, trees and shrubbery.
At Pellene in Achaea, and at Plataea he made two other statues of Athena, also a statue of Aphrodite in ivory and gold for the people of Elis.
The only relics of classical antiquity are the numerous inscribed altars and bases of statues, as well as architectural fragments, which are found scattered in the courtyards and gardens of the houses in the extensive suburbs which now surround the town, the whole of which were comprised within the limits of the ancient city.