Erechtheion Roof Detail

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Mark Cartwright
published on 19 November 2014
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The roof of the porch of the Erechtheion with an apertuture through which it was believed Zeus struck down Erechtheus with a thunderbolt (in revenge for killing Poseidon’s son Eumolpos). 421-406 BCE.

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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, November 19). Erechtheion Roof Detail. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Erechtheion Roof Detail." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 19, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Erechtheion Roof Detail." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Nov 2014. Web. 19 Jul 2024.