Athene, of extraordinary size
and beauty. The origin and purpose of this statue, and at
whose expense it was set up, are doubtful questions even
among the natives; for it has never been clearly discovered
why or by whom it was dedicated: yet it is universally allowed
that its skilful workmanship classes it among the most splendid
and artistic productions of HecatodorusPausanias (8, 26, 7) calls him Hypatodorus; and mentions another
work of his at Delphi (10, 10, 3). He flourished about B. C. 370. He was a native of Thebes. Sostratos
was a Chian, and father of another statuary
named Pantias. Paus. 6, 9, 3. and Sostratus.
The next morning being fine and bright, the king made hisCapture of Alipheira.
dispositions at daybreak. He placed parties
of men with scaling ladders at several points,
and supported each of them with bodies of
mercenaries, and detachments of Macedonian hoplites, on
the rear of these several parties. His orders being fulfilled with enthusiasm and a formidable displa