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Theocles
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(Θεοκλῆς; Theoklês). Son of Hegylus, sculptor from Sparta. T. was a pupil of Dipoenus and Scyllis and thus was active in the mid-6th cent. BC. A representation in cedar wood of 'Heracles with the Hesperids' in the treasury of Epidamnus in Olympia were by him and his son; at the time of Pausanias the Hesperids were in the Temple of Hera (Paus. 6,19,8).

Bibliography

Overbeck, No. 328 f. 

P. Moreno, s. v. T., EAA 7, 1966, 816 

H. Marwitz, Hegylos?, in: AA 1969, 106 f. 

Fuchs/Floren, 215.

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Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Theocles”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1209040>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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