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/ (Ancient Greek: ὁ Κολοσσὸς Ῥόδιος ho
Kolossòs Rhódios) was a statue of the ...
Historians believe the Colossus of Rhodes stood at the harbor entrance of the ...
It is sometimes referred to as the "Modern Colossus," but more often called the ...
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 ...
During the period of relevance for the seven wonders of the ancient world, it was conquered by Mausolus of Halicarnassus -- the king of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus fame -- in 357 B.C., then by the Persians, and then by Alexander the Great in 332.
Antigonus (382-301 ... More »
Jan 18, 2012 ... 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.
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, a wonder of the ancient world - Rhodes Rhodos Rodos
The colossus of Rhodes was located in the wearing of Rhodes in Greece,
probably at the end of the current Saint-Nicolas Day mole, where some marble
Dec 26, 2014 ... The Statue of Liberty was designed and built to the scale and design of the
original Colossus of Rhodes (at least as it was believed to have ...