The Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora of Athens

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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The temple, known as the Theseion, is located in the Ancient Agora of Athens, Greece. The temple's construction began in 449 BCE. It was built in honor of two gods, Hephaestus and Athena.

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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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Fountoukis, A. (2022, May 31). The Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora of Athens. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15984/the-temple-of-hephaestus-ancient-agora-of-athens/

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