Aerial View of the Thesium, Athens

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 20 July 2020

The temple of Hephaistos and Athena, also known as the Theseum because of its decorative sculpture depicting the feats of Theseus, Athens. The Doric temple, built in 449 BCE, is situated in the agora. Hephaistos and Athena, as gods of crafts were worshipped here and within were bronze statues of the divinities.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2020, July 20). Aerial View of the Thesium, Athens. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12499/aerial-view-of-the-thesium-athens/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Aerial View of the Thesium, Athens." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 20, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12499/aerial-view-of-the-thesium-athens/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Aerial View of the Thesium, Athens." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jul 2020. Web. 08 Dec 2022.

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