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Libon

Libon (lĪˈbŏn) [key], fl. 5th cent. B.C., Greek architect. Within the sacred precincts of Altis at Olympia where the Greeks celebrated their Olympic games, he built the Doric temple to Zeus (completed c.456 B.C.).

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