Here is the Temple of Artemis, or, precisely speaking, its remains.
The temple was burned in 351 BC by a local youngster, who believe that by burning the most beautiful building in the region he would be remembered forever. Although the reasoning is crooked, it did worked - we all know the name of that idiot today - Herostratus.
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- Copyright: ID ID (Voltri) (1771)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-07-10
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D40, 18-55mm f:3.5-5.6 II EF-S
- Exposure: f/4.2, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-04-23 7:10