Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete

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Carole Raddato
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published on 14 May 2019
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The Eleutherna Bridge on Crete is a well-preserved Hellenistic corbel arch bridge with a single span of 3.95 m. It was built with large limestone blocks in dry masonry around 330 - 367 BCE when a major construction project took place at Eleutherna.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 14). Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10628/hellenistic-bridge-at-eleutherna-crete/

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Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 14, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10628/hellenistic-bridge-at-eleutherna-crete/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Hellenistic Bridge at Eleutherna, Crete." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 May 2019. Web. 17 Apr 2024.

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