Didim, Temple of Apollo
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Didim, Turkey. Ruins of columns and pillars of the Temple of Apollo in Didyma, Aydin Province


An ancient Greek sanctuary on the coast of Ionia. It contained a temple and oracle of Apollo, the Didymaion. In Greek didyma means “twin”, but the Greeks who sought a “twin” at Didyma ignored the Carian origin of the name. Next to Delphi, Didyma was the most renowned oracle of the Hellenic world, first mentioned among the Greeks in the Homeric Hymn to Apollo

Didyma. (2015, March 17). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 08:53, April 17, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Didyma&oldid=651827177

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