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People - Ancient Greece: Aetion
Ancient Greek sculptor.

AŽtion in Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (Ἀετίων). A Greek painter in the latter half of the fourth century B.C., especially famed for his picture of Alexander the Great's wedding with the beautiful Roxana, B.C. 328. See Pictura.

Aetion in Wikipedia Aetion (Ancient Greek: Αετίων) was an ancient Greek sculptor of Amphipolis,[1] mentioned by Callimachus[2] and Theocritus,[3] from whom we learn that at the request of Nicias, a famous physician of Miletus, he executed a statue of Asclepius in cedar wood. He flourished about the middle of the 3rd century BC. There was an engraver of the same name; but when he lived is not known.[4]

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