Heraion of Argos, Greece

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Carole Raddato
published on 30 April 2014
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The Heraion of Argos is an ancient temple in Argos, Greece. It was part of the greatest sanctuary in the Argolid, dedicated to the goddess Hera. The sanctuary grew and expended during the Archaic and Classical period and most of the remains (with the exception of the Roman baths and palaestra) date to the 7th through 5th centuries BCE. The sanctuary continued in importance through the Roman period.

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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. (2014, April 30). Heraion of Argos, Greece. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2603/heraion-of-argos-greece/

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Raddato, Carole. "Heraion of Argos, Greece." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 30, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2603/heraion-of-argos-greece/.

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