5 BC – Callimachus was born.
– He was credited with work in both Athens and Corinth and was probably from one of the two cities.
– Callimachus is credited with the sculptures of Nikes on the frieze of the Temple of Athena Nike on the Propylaea of the Acropolis of Athens.
– Callimachus is credited with inventing the Corinthian capital, which Roman architects erected into one of the Classical orders
429 BC – The small temple was commissioned by Pericles shortly before his death.
– In the cella of the Erechtheion hung an ingenious golden lamp invented by Callimachus, according to Pausanias’ Description of Greece.