Temple of Artemis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Temple of Artemis a large temple at Ephesus that was said to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world
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Usage

In literature:

They were led in a procession to the temple of Artemis.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
In obedience to an oracle he erected a temple to the goddess, invoking her as Artemis Colaenis (the Artemis of Colaenus).
"The Birds" by Aristophanes
Artemis, temple of, at Ehpesus.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
Diodoros, who was not yet able to walk far, promised to avail himself of one of the litters waiting outside the Temple of Artemis.
"A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete" by Georg Ebers
The interesting story of Iphigenia, a priestess in the temple of Artemis at Tauris, forms the subject of one of Schiller's most beautiful plays.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
This portrait was in the splendid temple of Diana, or Artemis, at Ephesus.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture" by Clara Erskine Clement
Visit site of temple of Artemis at Ephesus.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2" by George Gordon Byron
The temple of Artemis was still to be seen in the time of Pausanias.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Just to the south of this are the foundations of a small temple of Artemis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6" by Various
This is probably the site of the temple of Artemis Eucleia mentioned by Pausanias (i., 14, 5, and compare ix., 17, 1).
"A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2)" by A. H. Smith
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In news:

Visiting the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus , Turkey, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Visiting the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, Turkey, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
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