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Chersiphron

Chersiphron (fl.c.560 bc). Crete-born architect (with Theodoros of Samos) of the foundations and colonnades of the archaic Ionic temple of Artemis at Ephesus (c.565–550 bc). His son, Metagenes, continued the work and erected the entablature. These architects wrote a treatise (now lost) on the temple.

Bibliography

Ashmole (1972);
Coulton (1977);
Dinsmoor (1950);
Lawrence (1983)

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Chersiphron

Chersiphron (kûr´sĬfrən), fl. 6th cent. BC, Cretan architect. According to tradition he was the builder of the original archaic Ionic temple of Artemis at Ephesus in Asia Minor (550 BC). He and his son Metagenes were said to be coauthors of a treatise on architectural engineering.

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