Temple of Zeus Chrysaoreus, Caria

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 June 2015
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The Temple of Zeus Chrysaoreus (Zeus of the Golden sword) in Alabanda (or Antiochia of the Chrysaorians), an ancient city of Caria in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey). The temple was built in the 3rd century BCE. It is Doric with a peripteral plan with 6 columns on its short side and 11 columns on its long side and comprised a pronaos and a cella.

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, June 06). Temple of Zeus Chrysaoreus, Caria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3915/temple-of-zeus-chrysaoreus-caria/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Zeus Chrysaoreus, Caria." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 06, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3915/temple-of-zeus-chrysaoreus-caria/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Zeus Chrysaoreus, Caria." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Jun 2015. Web. 26 Jul 2021.