Temple of Zeus Model, Agrigento

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 19 May 2014
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A model of the temple of Zeus, Agrigento. One of the largest in the ancient world, the temple was constructed in the 480s BCE. It measured around 113 x 56 metres and stood on a five-step base, it was 33 metres high. (Archaeological Museum of Agrigento, Sicily)

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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, May 19). Temple of Zeus Model, Agrigento. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2644/temple-of-zeus-model-agrigento/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Zeus Model, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2644/temple-of-zeus-model-agrigento/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Zeus Model, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 May 2014. Web. 23 Jul 2021.