Temple of Apollo Patroos

Temple of Apollo Patroos

The Temple of Apollo Patroos (meaning "from the fathers") is a small ruined temple of Ionic order built in 340-320 BCE. It is 10 m wide and 16.5 m long and located north-west of the Ancient Agora of Athens near the Stoa of Zeus. [ [http://plato-dialogues.org/tools/agora.htm plato-dialogues.org/tools/agora] , URL accessed on June 3, 2008.] [ [http://en.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0016337 en.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0016337] ] [John McK. Camp, Craig A. Mauzy. [http://books.google.com/books?id=qwkjM_fxqA8C&pg=PA10&dq=%22Temple+of+Apollo+Patroos%22&ei=hrpaSMSfG5TQtgPZkIS-DQ&sig=z0lXsDlZKKpl8UBRboagUd607YY#PPA10,M1 "The Athenian Agora: A Short Guide to the Excavations."] American School of Classical Studies at Athens. 2003. ISBN-13: 9780876616437; Full view [http://books.google.com/books?id=qwkjM_fxqA8C&pg=PA10&dq=%22Temple+of+Apollo+Patroos%22&ei=hrpaSMSfG5TQtgPZkIS-DQ&sig=z0lXsDlZKKpl8UBRboagUd607YY#PPA10,M1 available at GoogleBooks] ] Considered to be the founder of the Ionian race and protector of families, the temple's interior had a cult statue dedicated to the god and made by the famous Greek sculptor Euphranor. [ [http://www.greece-athens.com/page.php?page_id=255 www.greece-athens.com] ]


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