Temple of Juno, Agrigento

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Temple of Juno, Agrigento

The Temple of Juno (Hera) at Agrigento, Sicily. The Doric temple was not in fact dedicated to Juno and acquired the name due to an error by a Latin author. Built between 450 and 440 BCE, the temple once had six columns on each facade and 13 along the long sides.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, May 09). Temple of Juno, Agrigento. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2625/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Juno, Agrigento." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2625/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Temple of Juno, Agrigento." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2014. Web. 05 Aug 2020.

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