Colossus   - in ancient sources @

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  Colossus   of Rhodes - a huge statue near the harbour of Rhodes
Wikipedia entry
303/5 the construction of the Colossus of Rhodes, designed by Chares.
292/11 The Colossus of Rhodes is completed, after 12 years.
226/3 The Colossus of Rhodes is broken by an earthquake which devastates
    Within translations:
[Longin]:Subl_36   statement that the faulty Colossus is no better than
ChronPasc_432   aken by an earthquake, and the Colossus at Rhodes fell dow
Hieron:Chron_1793   used the collapse of the great Colossus. 139.2 * . [1794]
Hieron:Chron_1910   [1908 in Ar.] The Colossus collapsed in an earthquake at
Oros_4.13   that even the huge Colossus fell, while buildings collapsed
Plin:HN_34.41   all others was the colossal Statue of the at Rhodes made
Simonid_16.82   & Chares of Lindus made the Colossus of Rhodes, eighty

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