Definition of Phidias in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdɪas/
(5th century bc), Athenian sculptor. He directed the carving of the Elgin Marbles and other sculptures at the Parthenon (447–432 bc); he is noted also for his vast statue of Zeus at Olympia (circa 430), which was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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