ANCH027_Lecture11

i the temple of poseidon soter 2 the gateway to the

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Unformatted text preview: reconstruction o f t he sanctuary o f Poseidon Soter at Sunium and o f the fort which enclosed it in t he late fifth century e Ll'.. I. The temple of Poseidon Soter. 2. The gateway to the sanctuary. 3. The qualiers o f t he soldiers and sailors manning the fort. 4, The naval installations o f t he fort, Courtesy o f EKDOTIKE ATHENON S A Sanctuary (temenos) of Poseidon in Sunion ALTARS AND TEMPLES Reconstruction of the sanctuary at Olympia Attic vase painting depicting a sacrifice, mid-5th century BCE “The altar is an unbreakable shield, stronger than a fortification tower.” Aeschylus, Suppliant Women 190 Parthenon, Athenian Acropolis, built 447-432 BCE Cult statue of Athena Parthenos w: Greek Sanctuaries and Worship An Overview: Gi-eek “The priest of Amphiaraus is to frequent the sanctuary from when winter ends up to the season of ploughing, being absent for no more than three days, and he is to remain in the sanctu...
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