Tools

Callistratus: Descriptions

ς΄ ΕΙΣ ΤΟ ΕΝ ΣΙΚΥΩΝΙ ΑΓΑΛΜΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΑΙΡΟΥ

(1) Ἐθέλω δέ σοι καὶ τὸ Λυσίππου δημιούργημα 5τῷ λόγῳ παραστῆσαι, ὅπερ ἀγαλμάτων κάλλιστον ὁ δημιουργὸς τεχνησάμενος Σικυωνίοις εἰς θέαν προὔθηκε· Καιρὸς ἦν εἰς ἄγαλμα τετυπωμένος

394

6. On the Statue of Opportunity

6. On the Statue of Opportunity at Sicyon2

I desire to set before you in words the creation of Lysippus3 also, the most beautiful of statues, which the artist wrought and set up for the Sicyonians to look upon. Opportunity was represented

395
DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.callistratus-descriptions_6_statue_opportunity_sicyon.1931