Colossus - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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of Rhodes - a huge statue near the harbour of Rhodes
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the construction of the Colossus of Rhodes, designed by Chares.
The Colossus of Rhodes is completed, after 12 years.
The Colossus of Rhodes is broken by an earthquake which devastates
statement that the faulty Colossus is no better than
aken by an earthquake, and the Colossus at Rhodes fell dow
used the collapse of the great Colossus. 139.2 * . 
[1908 in Ar.] The Colossus collapsed in an earthquake at
that even the huge Colossus fell, while buildings collapsed
all others was the colossal Statue of the at Rhodes made
& Chares of Lindus made the Colossus of Rhodes, eighty
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