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  1. Heraion: A Heraion or Heraeum refers to a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Hera.
    • also known as Temple of Hera; Temple of Hera, Olympia
    • part of Olympia
  2. Heraion a.k.a. Temple of Hera, Olympia: The Temple of Hera is an ancient Doric Greek temple at Olympia, Greece. The Temple of Hera was destroyed by an earthquake in the early 4th century AD and never rebuilt. In modern times, the temple is the location where the torch of the Olympic flame is lit, by focusing the rays of the sun.
  3. Heraion was an ancient Greek city in Thrace, located in the region of the Propontis.

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Google previewEssays on Art and Archaeology (1880)

by Charles Thomas Newton

The Heraion is a Doric temple with six columns in the fronts and sixteen at the sides. The interior is arranged in three aisles with a pronaos and opisthodomos. The columns of the peristyle vary in diameter and character. Some of the capitals ...

Google previewThe American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts (1891)

All these facts being taken into account, the conclusion that we have here the Heraion is a very natural one. There is, however, another line of argument which points to the same conclusions with reference both to the date of erection and to the ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Review (1879)

Or Critical Journal

The Heraion is a Doric temple with six columns in the fronts and sixteen at the sides. The interior is arranged in three aisles with a pronaos and opisthodomos. The columns of the peristyle vary in diameter and character. Some of the capitals ...

Google previewFamous Sculpture as Seen and Described by Great Writers (1910)

by Esther Singleton

The Heraion is a Doric temple with six columns in the fronts and sixteen at the sides. The interior is arranged in three aisles with a pronaos and opisthodomos. The columns of the peristyle vary in diameter and character. Some of the capitals ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology (2015)

by Nancy Thomson de Grummond

ARGOS 79 The Argive Heraion was a site of major religious importance from a very early date. An often-anthologized terracotta model of a shrine (now National Museum, Athens) suggests that there may have been a structure on the site by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Greece (2013)

by Nigel Wilson

The Argive Heraion was now a sanctuary, rather than a settlement. The lead undoubtedly had passed to Argos. Behind this development lies the arrival, into a depopulated region, of Dorian settlers who established themselves at Argos rather ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

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