Hercules Gate, Ephesus

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Edgar Serrano
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published on 08 July 2020

The Hercules Gate at Ephesus gets its name from the reliefs of Hercules that adorn its columns. Hercules is considered the greatest of Greek heroes, and the epitome of masculinity. In the reliefs, Hercules is depicted wearing the skin of the Nemean lion.

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About the Author

Edgar Serrano
Born in Cali, Colombia, currently living in Houston, TX. Studied at Colorado Christian University, Dallas Seminary and Capital Seminary & Graduate School in Lancaster, PA. Christian pastor and college professor in the areas of Bible and Theology.

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Serrano, E. (2020, July 08). Hercules Gate, Ephesus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12441/hercules-gate-ephesus/

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Serrano, Edgar. "Hercules Gate, Ephesus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 08, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12441/hercules-gate-ephesus/.

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