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Question 1: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Intellectual propertyPublic domainCopyright infringementCopyright

Question 2: The heifer seems to have earned its fame mainly by serving as a peg on which to hang ________,[8] which tell us nothing about the pose of the animal.
AphorismEpigraphyEpigramSatire

Question 3: He was a contemporary, but a somewhat older contemporary, of ________ and Polykleitos.
Ancient GreeceParthenonAthenaPhidias

Question 4: A marble figure in the Lateran Museum, which is now restored as a dancing satyr, is almost certainly a copy of a work of Myron, a Marsyas desirous of picking up the aulos which ________ had thrown away.
DemeterAthenaGreek mythologyGreece

Question 5: ________ also registers stray comments on Myron, especially a large group at Samos; several surviving heads were identified as copies of Myron's Samian Athena by C.K.
AnaximanderStraboThalesPosidonius

Question 6: A papyrus from ________ gives dates of victors at Olympia of whom Myron made statues of the athlete Timanthes, victorious at Olympia in 456 BC, and of Lycinus, victorious in 448 and 444.
Oxyrhynchus PapyriGreeceOxyrhynchusGreek temple

Question 7: [1] He was born in Eleutherae on the borders of ________ and Attica.
Ancient Thebes (Boeotia)BoeotiaThebes, GreeceAncient Greece

Question 8: A description by ________[10] conclusively identifies as Myron's the Discobolus or "Discus-Thrower", of which several copies exist, of which the best is in the Palazzo Massimi alle Terme, Rome.
LucianHomerDemosthenesPlato
















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