The Temple of Poseidon, Sounion

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 31 May 2022

The temple of Poseidon, relatively well-preserved even today, was constructed in 450-440 BCE. According to modern scholars, it was designed by the same architect who designed the Theseion in Athens' Ancient Agora and the Temple of Nemesis at Rhamnus.

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Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who acquired a BA degree in History and Ethnology in Greece, and an MA degree in Ancient History in the Netherlands. He is fascinated by the ancient history of maritime and nomadic cultures.

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