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Born: 4XX0 AD
Currently alive, at 2011 years of age.
Nationality: Greek
Categories: Sculptor

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.