The Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora of Athens

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Athanasios Fountoukis
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published on 31 May 2022

The temple, known as the Theseion, is located in the Ancient Agora of Athens, Greece. The temple's construction began in 449 BCE. It was built in honor of two gods, Hephaestus and Athena.

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Athanasios Fountoukis
A historian, who currently studies at the University of Groningen for his Master's degree in Classics and Ancient Civilizations with a track on Ancient History, focusing on the history of the Mediterranean Sea in the Archaic Era.

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Fountoukis, A. (2022, May 31). The Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora of Athens. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15984/the-temple-of-hephaestus-ancient-agora-of-athens/

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Fountoukis, Athanasios. "The Temple of Hephaestus, Ancient Agora of Athens." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2022. Web. 30 Sep 2022.

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