Temple of Artemis


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Temple of Artemis

the large temple at Ephesus, on the W coast of Asia Minor: one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Temple of Artemis (Diana)

in Ephesus, Asia Minor; one of the seven wonders of the world. [Gk. Arch.: Benét, 918]
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Even in ancient history, the population of Ephesus increased in number significantly, with traders, sailors and pilgrims visiting the city, and especially, the Temple of Artemis.
One of the great wonders of the world was the ancient Temple of Artemis at Ephesus.
Imagine how emotionally stressful this message is for her, given the migraines already induced by her forced religious servitude (as a high priestess, Iphegenia's duties including ritually sacrificing' foreigners who land at the temple of Artemis in Tauris).
The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Personally speaking, the highlight of the trip was our visit to Ephesus, it was the site of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which has since been destroyed.
It certainly pre-dates the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, whose ruins I once visited, by quite a few million years.
And while all that remains of the Temple of Artemis is a lone column, there is still much to see, including the largest collection of Roman remains east of the Mediterranean.
The other six--the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria--were destroyed by earthquakes, fires, or other causes.
The Hanging Gardens in Babylon was a world wonder long lime ago, so was the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and last but not least the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the only one with a practical use in addition to its architectural elegance--it was to ensure the sailors' safe return to the Great Harbor.
However, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Pharos lighthouse off Alexandria in Egypt have all vanished.
Original Seven Wonders: Great Pyramids of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Temple Of Artemis, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Mausoleum Of Maussollos, Colossus Of Rhodes, Lighthouse Of Alexandria.
Not that the traditional list of ancient Seven Wonders--the Pyramids, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus in the Temple at Olympia, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Colossus of Rhodes, Lighthouse of Alexandria, Mausoleum of Halicarnassus--really does go back to the ancient world itself.