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This photograph depicts a detail view of the remaining columns of a megalithic temple dedicated to Zeus as the King of the Olympians. Located not far from the base of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, construction on this temple began in 520 BCE under…

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This photograph depicts the remaining columns and base of a megalithic temple dedicated to Zeus as the King of the Olympians. Located not far from the base of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, construction on this temple began in 520 BCE under the…

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This photograph depicts the Telesterion, the ancient temple dedicated to the goddesses Demeter and Persephone. Located in Eleusis, Greece, the Telesterion was home to one of the most popular Mystery Cults of the ancient Greco-Roman world: i.e. the…

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This photograph shows the ruins of the Ploutonion, a temple dedicated to the god of the underworld, Hades. Classical beliefs prevented the Greeks from referring to Hades by his proper name, so the alias, "Pluto," meaning "Wealth," was used in its…

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This photograph depicts the western frieze on the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the Hephaisteion,…

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This photograph captures the southern view of the great temple dedicated to the god of the seas, Poseidon. Built between 444 BCE and 440 BCE, this temple located at Cape Sounion proved to be one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the ancient…

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This photograph captures the western view of the great temple dedicated to the god of the seas, Poseidon. Built between 444 BCE and 440 BCE, this temple located at Cape Sounion proved to be one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the ancient…

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This photograph depicts the eastern and southern sides of the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the…

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This photograph depicts the eastern side of the great temple dedicated to the god of craft and metalworking, Hephaestus. Located just above the Athenian agora, above the location where skilled craftsman practiced their trades, the Hephaisteion, built…

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This photograph depicts the northern side of the temple dedicated to the god of the sun, medicine, music, and prophesy, Apollo. It was in this famous shrine that the god's oracle - or, Pythia - would deliver Apollo's messages to those seeking his…
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