1. Of Argos, a statuary, who was employed together with Glaucus in making the works which Smicythus dedicated at Olympia.
This fixes the artist's time; for Smicythus succeeded Anaxilas as tyrant of Rhegium in B. C. 476.
The works executed by Dionysius were statues of Contest (Ἀγών
) carrying ἁλτῆρες
(Dict. of Ant. s. v.
), of Dionysius, of Orpheus, and of Zeus without a beard. (Paus. 5.26
. §§ 3-6.)
He also made a horse and charioteer in bronze, which were among the works dedicated at Olympia by Phormis of Maenalus, the contemporary of Gelon and Hiero. (Paus. 5.27.1