She is best known for her trial for impiety , where she was defended by the orator Hypereides. In that year Thebes razed Thespiae not long after the battle of Leuctra and expelled its inhabitants. Athenaeus provides many anecdotes about Phryne. He praises her beauty, writing that on the occasion of the festivals of the Eleusinia and Poseidonia she would let down her hair and step naked into the sea. Supposedly the sculptor Praxiteles , who was also her lover, used her as the model for the statue of the Aphrodite of Knidos ,  the first nude statue of a woman from ancient Greece. According to Athenaeus, Praxiteles produced two more statues for her, a statue of Eros which was consecrated in the temple of Thespiae and a statue of Phryne herself which was made of solid gold and consecrated in the temple of Delphi. When Crates of Thebes saw the statue he called it "a votive offering of the profligacy of Greece".
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James Robson does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. A new exhibition at the British Museum promises to lift the lid on what beauty meant for the ancient Greeks. But while we gaze at the serene marble statues on display — straining male torsos and soft female flesh — are we seeing what the ancients saw? The feelings that beautiful faces and bodies rouse in us no doubt seem both personal and instinctive — just as they presumably did for the ancient Greeks who first made and enjoyed these artworks. But our reactions are inevitably shaped by the society we live in. Greek attitudes towards sex were different from our own, but are all those myths about the sex lives of the ancient Greeks true? And how does this affect how we view the art?
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What goes on in those sacred temples. Sorry man, but if I knew what I know now I would have cut my losses. I hope to be able to love nurses as I once did for many years. Maybe about a year ago.