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 Who does the colossus of Rhodes honor?

Answer The Colossus of Rhodes was built to honor Helios, the mythological Greek god of the sun. It was built on the island of Rhodes between 292 and 280 BC. The statue celebrated the Rhodians victory over... Read More »
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What was the Colossus of Rhodes built in honor of?

In 305 B.C., Demetrios Poliorketes, the successor to Alexander the Great, laid siege to the Greek island of Rhodes. This siege failed, and the people of Rhodes celebrated their victory by building ... Read More »
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How big is the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Colossus of Rhodes was about 110 feet tall. The statue of the Greek god Helios was built in 292 BC and destroyed in an earthquake in 226 BC. It is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the W... Read More »
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Where is the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Colossus of Rhodes was built about 280 BC on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was destroyed 55 years later. The statute honored Helios, the mythological Greek god of the sun.Source:1Up Travel: Co... Read More »
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What was the purpose of the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Rhodians built the Colossus of Rhodes to celebrate the defeat of Demetrios, who unsuccessfully attempted to conquer the island. Like the Statue of Liberty, which was constructed to emulate it, ... Read More »
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