Iktinos

View of the Parthenon from the north-west. Photo. S. MavrommatisThe architect of the Parthenon in Athens, the most important and innovative Doric building of the Classical period. He was also said to have designed the Temple of Apollo at Bassae, later in the 5th century BC, but this is uncertain.

Above: View of the Parthenon from the north-west. Photo. S. Mavrommatis © S. Mavrommatis