Temple of Hera I, Paestum

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Carole Raddato
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published on 20 January 2016
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The Temple of Hera I at Paestum (Italy), also known as the Basilica, is an archaic Doric temple constructed ca. 550 BCE. The temple is peripteral with 9×18 columns. The temple was a part of a larger enclosed sanctuary to Hera, a Heraion, that also encompassed the later Temple of Hera II.

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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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Raddato, C. (2016, January 20). Temple of Hera I, Paestum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4443/temple-of-hera-i-paestum/

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Hera I, Paestum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 20, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4443/temple-of-hera-i-paestum/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Temple of Hera I, Paestum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jan 2016. Web. 16 Oct 2021.