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427. Portrait bust of the Philosopher Polemon.

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Pentelic marble. Found in the Olympieion, Athens.
Possibly a portrait of the philosopher Antonius Polemon from Laodikeia
in Syria (AD 88 - 145) , who was invited by the emperor Hadrian to speak
at the inauguration ceremony of the temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens
in AD 131.
Herodes Atticus was one of Polemon's pupils.
About AD 140.

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Πιθανώς πορτραίτο του Πολέμωνα απο την Λαοδικεία που ο Αδριανός προσκάλεσε να μιλήσει στα εγκαίνεια του ναού του Ολυμπείου Διός. Μαθητής του Ηρώδη του Αττικού.

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