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Temple Presentation

  1. 1. Temple of Artemis 
  2. 2. Contents  <ul><li>♥ About Artemis </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Location of temple </li></ul><ul><li>♥ History </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Constructions </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Ionic </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Pictures of temple </li></ul><ul><li>♥ References </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who is ARTEMIS? <ul><li>♥ daughter of Zeus and Leto </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Twin sister of Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>♥ The goddess of forests and hills </li></ul><ul><li>♥ She was the huntress </li></ul><ul><li>♥ She was one of the Olympians and a virgin </li></ul><ul><li>goddess </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Carried a bow and arrows </li></ul>
  4. 4. Location  <ul><li>♥ Was located near the ancient city of Ephesus , about 50 km south from the </li></ul><ul><li>modern port city of Izmir, in Turkey. </li></ul>
  5. 5. History of Temple  <ul><li>♥ It was so big that it took about 120 years to build </li></ul><ul><li>♥ was built in 550 B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Main purpose was to be a worship center for the moon goddess, Artemis </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Stood in the Greek city of Aphasias , on the west coast which we all </li></ul><ul><li>know as Turkey. </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Sponsored by the Lydian King </li></ul><ul><li>Croesus </li></ul>
  6. 6. Constructions  <ul><li>♥ used pulleys & metal pegs 60 foot Marble </li></ul><ul><li>pillars onto the 430x259 foot rectangular base </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Dimensions : 260 ft by 430 ft </li></ul><ul><li>♥ Ionic columns : total of 127 each 60 feet tall </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ionic 
  8. 8. Temple of Artemis 
  9. 9. References  <ul><li>♥ http://www.chasquionline.com/getImage.aspx?ImageID=2478&Table=Pane </li></ul><ul><li>♥ http://library.thinkquest.org/5983/pages/temple.htm </li></ul><ul><li>♥ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Artemis </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you 

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