Ancient Greek Agora & Theseum
Agora’s location in Athens
The wonderful site of the Ancient Greek Agora & its temple, Theseum are located right in the center of Athens, northwest of the Acropolis.
‘Heart of Ancient Athens’
The Agora was the commercial, political, administrative, religious, cultural and social hub of ancient Athens. Areopagus the seat of justice was also there.
Theseum & its gods
The temple, in the ancient agora, was dedicated to Hephaestus and Athena, patron gods of arts & crafts.
The temple’s misleading name
The temple has been known, since the middle ages as Theseum, due to its sculptures, depicting the exploits of the legendary hero and early king of Athens, Theseus and the false assumption that the ancient king was buried there.
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