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The Sanctuary of Asclepios – The Doric Stoa of Athens Acropolis

The Asclepieion, the sanctuary of the god Asclepios and his daughter Hygieia, the personification of “Health”, is located to the west of the Theatre of Dionysos, between the Peripatos, the ancient road which surrounded the Acropolis rock itself. The Sanctuary

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Stoa of Eumenes in the Acropolis of Athens

The Stoa of Eumenes is placed between the Theatre of Dionysos and the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, aling the Peripatos (the ancient road around the Acropolis). The king of Pergamon, Eumenes II, donated this Stoa to the Athenian city, during

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The Monument of Agrippa in the Acropolis of Athens

The tall pedestal west of the Propylaia, which originally supported a bronze lifi-size quadriga, belongs to the monument dedicated by the Athenians to Marcus vipsanius Agrippa, son-in-law and general of the Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus. Agrippa was a benefactor of

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The Propylaia of Athens Acropolis

The Propylaia, the monumental entrance of the sanctuary of the Acropolis, was built at the west edge of the hill in the frame of the building programme of Perikles. The building’s architect was Mnesikles, who applied ingenious and innovative architectural

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The temple of Rome and Augustus in the Acropolis of Athens

East of the Parhenon lay the foundations of a small building attributed by the first excavators of the Acropolis to the Temple of Rome and the Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus. The association of the foundations with the temple stems from

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The Erechtheion of the Acropolis of Athens

This elegant building of the lonic order is called, according later literary sources, Erechtheion from the name of Erechtheus, the mythical king of Athens. The construction started before the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (431 B.C.) or after the conclusion

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