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|a building or column built by a victorious choragus for the reception and exhibition of the tripod which he received as a prize. Those of Lysicrates and Thrasyllus are still to be seen at Athens.|
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature
The story is figured in a different form on the reliefs from the choragic monument of Lysicrates
, now in the British Museum (17).
The porticos are after the order of the Erechtheum, and the tower from the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates
at Athens," he wrote.
Strickland made specific references to the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates
in Athens with the building's cupola, which is identical to the one that appeared atop the Lysicrates monument in antiquity.