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Ly'sias

a sculptor of the time of Augustus, for whom he executed a great and highly valued group, representing Apollo and Diana in a fourhorse chariot, which Augustus placed in the chapel erected by him to the memory of his father, Octavius, on the Palatine hill. Pliny says that the group was of one piece of marble; but similar statements of his respecting other groups, which are still extant, the Laoco├Ân for instance, have been disproved by an examination of the works themselves: we may therefore suspect his accuracy in this instance. (Plin. Nat. 36.5. s. 4.10; Meyer, Kunstgeschichte, vol. iii. pp. 38, 39.)

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