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“In the 103rd Olympiad (368-5 B.C.) flourished Praxiteles, Euphranor..” Pliny Natural History: “... Praxiteles, too, whose work in marble was his most successful and therefore his most famous, produced, however, some extremely fine work in bronze...” Pliny Natural History: “Later, they dedicated other works in the Heraeum, including a Hermes in marble holding the infant Dionysus; this is the work of Praxiteles.1Pausanias Description of Greece [on the temple of Hera at Olympia]

1 discovered there in 1877 and still to be seen at Olympia

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