the colossus

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The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

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The Colossus of Rhodes is one of the famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was built between the years 292 and 280 BC, to commemorate the successful outcome of the war against the troops of Demetrios Poliorcetes (The Besieger), one of the epigones (epigoni) of Alexander the Great. ...

Relics of the ancient Colossus found in Rhodes.

Apr 1st, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Remainings of the ancient statue of the Colossus, probably belonging to the statue's head, were discovered at the bottom of the harbor of Rhodes. According to today's announcement the tremendous archaeological discovery is the result of extensive researches by a group of divers in the harbor. As it was expected, ...