Praxiteles

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The Aphrodite of Cnidus, one of Praxiteles’ most famous sculptures.

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From the Latin Prāxitelēs, from the Ancient Greek Πρᾱξῐτέλης (Prāxitélēs).

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Praxiteles

  1. The most renowned of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC, and the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue.
  2. A crater on the planet Mercury measuring 182 km in diameter.
  3. A main-belt asteroid discovered in 1973.

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Πρᾱξῐτέλης (Prāxitélēs).

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Prāxitelēs m (genitive Prāxitelis); third declension

  1. Praxiteles (a celebrated Greek sculptor)

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Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Prāxitelēs
genitive Prāxitelis
dative Prāxitelī
accusative Prāxitelem
ablative Prāxitele
vocative Prāxitelēs

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