Temple C, Selinus


Mark Cartwright
published on 30 April 2014

Temple C, Selinus (Selinunte), Sicily. Built 580-560 BCE and possibly dedicated to Apollo and or Artemis. Originally the temple had 6 columns on the facade and 17 along the length. The temple once measured 63.7 x 24 metres and was the main temple of the acropolis.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, April 30). Temple C, Selinus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2606/temple-c-selinus/

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