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137. Craftsmanship

  1. Alcimedon a first-rate carver in wood. [Rom. Lit.: Vergil Eclogues, iii. 37.]
  2. Argus skillful builder of Jasons Argo. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 29]
  3. Athena (Rom. Minerva ) protector of craftsmen. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 67]
  4. Bezalel and Oholiab called to make tabernacle and accouterments for Moses. [O.T.: Exodus 31:111]
  5. Cyclopes one-eyed, unruly giants; excellent metals craftsmen. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 68]
  6. Dactyls fabulous smiths; discovered iron and how to work with it. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 273]
  7. Daedalus great craftsman; built Labyrinth and Pasiphaes cow. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 273]
  8. Epeius designer and builder of the Trojan Horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid ]
  9. Hephaestus (Rom. Vulcan ) god of fire and metalworkers. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
  10. Hiram expert brazier commissioned by Solomon for temple work. [O.T.: I Kings 7:1314]
  11. Joseph storied carpenter and foster-father of Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 1:1825; Hall, 177]
  12. Pygmalion sculpts beautiful image which comes to life. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses ]
  13. Sidonians known for timber-felling skill. [O. T.: I Kings 5:6]
  14. Tubal-cain master of copper and iron smiths. [O.T.: Genesis 4:22]