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Ictinus

[ik-tahy-nuh s] /ɪkˈtaɪ nəs/
noun
1.
flourished mid-5th century b.c, Greek architect, a designer of the Parthenon.
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Ictinus

/ɪkˈtaɪnəs/
noun
1.
5th century bc, Greek architect, who designed the Parthenon with Callicrates
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Greek architect, one of the most celebrated of Athens, known for his work on the Parthenon on the Acropolis, the Temple of the Mysteries at Eleusis, and the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae.

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