Origin : Ancient Greek,
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Additional information Praxiteles:
Means "action towards an aim", derived from Greek πραξις (praxis) "action, exercise" combined with τελος (telos) "aim, goal". This was the name of a 4th-century BC sculptor from Athens.
Songs about Praxiteles:
Ancient Cabaret: No. 5. Praxiteles' Aphrodite by Joan Morris from the Album Bolcom: Complete Cabaret Songs
In Hintertime Praxiteles by Lawrence Ferlinghetti from the Album Pictures Of The Gone World
Books about Praxiteles:
Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo: Cleveland Masterwork Series 2 by Michael Bennett (Oct 22, 2013)
Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo: Cleveland Masterwork Series 2 by Michael Bennett (2013) Paperback (1000)
Praxitele by M. Emile Gebhart (Dec 8, 2008)
The Praxiteles Marble Group in Olympia by Oscar Antonsson (Jul 17, 2014)
Praxiteles und die Niobegruppe: Nebst Erklärung Einiger Vasenbilder (German Edition) by Karl Friederichs (Nov 11, 2009)
Praxitèle (French Edition) by Georges Perrot (Jan 1, 1904)
Praxiteles (Czech Edition) by Hynek Vysoký (Jan 1, 1909)
Wiki information Praxiteles:
Praxiteles of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most renowned of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC. He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue. While no indubitably attributable sculpture by...
Praxiteles is a crater on Mercury. MESSENGER's high-resolution images obtained during the mission's second Mercury flyby have revealed a number of irregularly shaped depressions on the floor of Praxiteles crater, making it a pit-floor crater. The...