Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 09 May 2014
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The remains of the Temple of the Dioscuri (Castor & Pollux), Agrigento, Sicily. The Doric temple, built between 480 and 460 BCE, originally had 6 columns on each facade and 13 along the longer sides.

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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 09). Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2626/temple-of-the-dioscuri-agrigento/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2626/temple-of-the-dioscuri-agrigento/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2014. Web. 23 Oct 2021.