Alexandros of Antioch

Alexandros of Antioch

Alexandros of Antioch (Modern Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος) (1st - 1st century BC) was a Greek sculptor of the Hellenistic period. He was born in August

Biography of Alexandros of Antioch

Son of a certain Menides, Alexandros is best known as the sculptor of the Venus de Milo which is in the Louvre Museum in Paris. He is also considered to be the author of a statue of Alexander the Great, which is also in the Louvre museum.

According to ancient inscriptions found in the ancient city of Thespiae and dating from around 80 BC, Alexandros won a competition in musical composition and singing.

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