Temple of diana at ephesus
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Diana of the Ephesians
1 Timothy 2:12 in Context: Artemis of Ephesus and her Temple
The city had a busy sea port, and was situated at a junction of two major roads that led to the interior of Asia Minor. The altar was large enough to sacrifice hundreds of animals simultaneously. LiDonnici As well as being a place where religious rituals were performed, the temple served as one of the largest banks of the ancient world. The temple attracted many thousands of visitors each year, bringing wealth into the city. See endnote 1 for more information on the Ephesian temple.
Unfortunately, nowadays a visit to Ephesus Artemision brings a big disappointment, comparable to trying to see the Great Altar of Zeus in Pergamon. It is because a single column and a bit of rubble remained of the Temple of Artemis to our times. The Temple of Artemis certainly deserved the reputation as one of the wonders of the world. It was the largest building in the Hellenistic world, surpassing even the Athenian Parthenon, and the first monumental structure built entirely of marble. The appearance of the temple was reconstructed from the fragments found during archaeological work.
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus. But when I saw the temple at Ephesus rising to the clouds, all these other wonders were put in the shade" - Antipater of Sidon Copyright Lee Krystek, Their leader looks around. Confused he dismounts. This place is not what he expected.