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This section of My Favourite Planet contains illustrated biographical profiles of people mentioned in the articles and galleries on this website. We will be adding information and images to the section as the website grows.

We have also begun yet another new work-in-progress:
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(F) = fictional character      (M) = mythological or legendary figure
Ancient Greek artists   Brief profiles of ancient Greek sculptors, painters, potters,
vase painters, mosaicists and architects - a work in progress
Aetion (of Amphipolis)   Ancient Greek artist, 4th-3rd century BC
Agrippina the Elder   Roman matron, 14 BC - 33 AD
Alexander the Great   Portraits of the Macedonian king
Alkamenes   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
Antinous   The young favourite of Emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD
Aristion of Paros   Ancient Greek sculptor, 6th century BC
Aristokles   Ancient Greek sculptor, 6th century BC
Arrian of Nikomedeia   Ancient Greek historian, circa 86-160 AD
Asklepios (M) Greek god of healing
Beulé, Charles Ernest   French archaeologist, politician and author (1826-1874)
Charax, Aulus Claudius   Greek/Roman historian, 2nd century AD
Daidalos (Daedalus) (M) Mythical or legendary "father of artists"
Demeter and Persephone (M) Greek mother goddess and her daughter
Dionysus (Bacchus) (M) Greek god of grape harvests, wine, revelry and ecstasy
Dioskourides of Samos   Ancient Greek mosaic artist, 2nd - 1st century BC
Dioskouroi (Dioscuri) (M) Castor and Pollux, the heavenly twins Gemini
Doidalsas (or Daedalsas)   Perhaps an ancient Greek sculptor
Evandros of Veroea   Ancient Greek sculptor, 1st century BC
Exekias   Athenian potter and vase painter, 6th century BC
Helena of Egypt   Ancient Greek painter, 4th century BC (?)
Hephaistos (Vulcan) (M) Greek god of metalworkers, sculptors, fire and volcanoes
Hermaphroditus (M) Intersexual Greek god, child of Hermes and Aphrodite
Hermes (Mercury) (M) Greek god of dexterity, messenger and guide
Herodes Atticus   Wealthy Athenian and Roman citizen, 2nd century AD
Herodotus   Greek traveller and historian, 5th century BC
Hieronymus of Tlos   Greek philosopher, 3rd century BC
Homer   Ancient Greek poet, author of The Iliad and The Odyssey
Kalamis   One or more ancient Greek artists, 5th - 4th century BC
Kresilas   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
Medusa, the Gorgon (M) Her face turned those who saw it to stone
Mistress of Animals (M) Potnia Theron, ancient Greek nature goddess
Nike (Victoria) (M) Greek goddess of victory
Niobe (M) Mother of the Niobids killed by Apollo and Artemis
Onatas of Aegina   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
Pan (M) Greek god of shepherds, flocks and wild places
Panyassis of Halicarnassus   Ancient Greek poet, 5th century BC
Pausanias   Greek travel writer, 2nd century AD
Pliny the Elder   Ancient Roman author, 23-79 AD
Strabo   Ancient Greek geographer
Thucydides   Greek politician, general and historian, 5th century BC
Versakis, Friderikos   Greek archaeologist (1880-1921)
Vitruvius   Roman architect and writer, 1st century BC
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