Temple of Juno, Agrigento

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Mark Cartwright
published on 09 May 2014
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The Temple of Juno (Hera) at Agrigento, Sicily. The Doric temple was not in fact dedicated to Juno and acquired the name due to an error by a Latin author. Built between 450 and 440 BCE, the temple once had six columns on each facade and 13 along the long sides.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, 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. (2014, May 09). Temple of Juno, Agrigento. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2625/temple-of-juno-agrigento/

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