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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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