Callicrates

Callicrates (kəlĭkˈrətēz) [key], 5th cent. B.C., Greek architect. In association with Ictinus he built (447–432 B.C.) the Parthenon at Athens. At Athens also he designed (c.427) the Temple of Nike.

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