promachos


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promachos

(ˈprɒməkɒs)
n
(Historical Terms) a defender or champion
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Jos prieigu raiskoje izvelgiamos sasajos su Atenu akropolio ansambliu, kuriame vienu metu ir pripazistama kompozicine asis (ja pabreze ir kolosali Atenes Promachos skulptura), ir paneigiama (Propileju, Parthenono ir Erechtheiono asiu ir kompozicijos skirtumai), o viso komplekso suvokima lemia skirtingais principais pagristu fragmentisku patirciu delione.
7-8)--Charmides' first sight of the city being the spear of the monumental bronze statue of Athena Promachos on the Acropolis.
461 or later, among the murals on the Stoa Poikile and the completion of Pheidias's statue of Athena Promachos.
Athena was represented as Promachos, armed for battle, her perennial virginity a necessary sign of the city's invulnerability.
They showed Athena Promachos on one side and her owl on the other, a predator with keen vision whose chilling stare, like that of the gorgon on Athena's breast, was meant to paralyse the enemy.
475), and the Trojan Akamas kills Promachos, at which akhos once more comes over the Greeks, so that Peneleos kills Ilioneus and then vaunts:
A Marble Athena Promachos from the Acropolis of Sparta," in Sculpture from Arcadia and Laconia.
The length-to-width proportions of the plinth for the best-preserved Athena Promachos statuette from the Acropolis, the Athena dedicated by Meleso (NM 6447), are 2.