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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…
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The Colossus of Rhodes /roʊdz was a statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun Helios, erected ... Upper portions were built with the use of a large earthen ramp. During the building, workers would pile mounds of earth on the sides of the ...

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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 ...

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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.

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There are many wonders of the ancient world, but few were as impressive as the great Colossus of Rhodes. Let's check out some fun facts of this long forgotten.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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The seven wonders of the ancient world : The Colossus of Rhodes. ... This bronze statue representing Helios, greek sun god, had been built by the sculptor  ...

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The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the 7 ancient Wonders of the World. This huge statue was built to celebrate the freedom of the people of Rhodes.

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Jun 18, 2015 ... The Colossus of Rhodes, depicted in this hand-colored engraving, was built about 280 BC. Standing 30 meters (100 feet) high, it was built to ...