They had made the dove, symbol of their spirit. Dove They were the chosen people of Prometheus.


Olive branch Sikyon Olive Branch


The most ancient Greek city state
The cradle of art


Gymnasium Cyon

Sikyon, a town 11 miles northwest of Corinth in the northern Peloponnese, was for the arts in antiquity what Athens was for philosophy. Two of the greatest artists in Sculpture were born here, who influenced the art profoundly.
Sikyon's importance is though far greater. It is little known (if at all) that the birth of tragedy was founded here as early as 7th century BC Sources and that painting in its present form was developed and spread to the whole Hellas from this small place. Pitsa Panel

Many great artists studied at her famous schools of painting and sculpture.
Sikyon was the first settlement of Achaeans, therefore the most ancient city state of Greece. According to the old common belief it was here that Prometheus brought the fire to mankind.




Great Artists:
History of Sikyon

Industry

Agriculture

Coinage

Sikyon Today
(Theater,
Museum,
Sikyon Views)

Sikyonia

Pausanias Description

New City

Old City

Inventions
Map

Literature

Athletics

Religion

Polykleitos
Lysippos

ART:
Painting

Sculpture

Music - Dance

 


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