The Colossus of Rhodes
The Greek sculptor Chares and his shop worked 12 years to build a giant bronze statue in honor of the sun god Helios. The statue, celebrating the unity of Rhodes' three city-states, is believed to have stood on a promontory overlooking the water…
The Colossus of Rhodes /roʊdz was a statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun
Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, ...
Historians believe the Colossus of Rhodes stood at the harbor entrance of ... Like
the Statue of Liberty, this colossus was also built as a celebration of freedom.
Sep 25, 2015 ... One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Colossus of Rhodes was a
massive statue of a male figure built around 280 B.C. and ...
Dec 23, 2015 ... The Colossus of Rhodes dominated the ancient port until it was destroyed by an
earthquake more than 2,000 years ago. Now architects plan to ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,
and the most ambitious and tallest statue of the Hellenistic ...
The Colossus of Rhodes is a statue that was built on the Greek island of Rhodes
between 292 and 280 BC. The statue was a depiction of the Greek Titan Helios ...
The Colossus of Rhodes was an enormous statue depicting the city's patron god,
Helios (the god of the sun), and stood in Mandraki Harbour. Though it stood for ...
The seven wonders of the ancient world : The Colossus of Rhodes.
Jan 7, 2016 ... A collective of European architects has proposed to build a 21st-century version
of the Colossus of Rhodes, the ancient Greek statue erected ...