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Η ιδέα της χαρτογράφησης άγνωστων πτυχών δημοφιλών τουριστικών τόπων συνεχίστηκε, μετά την ανατολική Κρήτη, με τον οδηγό αυτό για τη Ρόδο. Οι συντελεστές της έκδοσης εξερεύνησαν, κατέγραψαν, φωτογράφισαν και μετέτρεψαν τις εμπειρίες τους σε έναν πρακτικό οδηγό, αφιερωμένο σε όσους θέλουν να ταξιδεύουν «ψυχή τε και σώματι».


Κείμενα: Judith Lange

Φωτογραφία: Judith Lange, Μαρία Στέφωση

Σχεδιασμός και καλλιτεχνική επιμέλεια: Μαρία Στέφωση

Μετάφραση: Julia MacGibbon

Επιμέλεια δοκιμίων: John o'Shea

Εκτύπωση και βιβλιοδεσία: Γραφικές Τέχνες Δετοράκης ΑΕΒΕ

ISBN: 978-960-98384-3-6

C H A P T E R 2

The temple of Apollo at Theologos

and Ayios Sillas

Apollo Erethimios was

a pre-Hellenistic

divinity, protector of

those who worked the

land

At the edge of the village of Theologos we

find the ancient settlement of Tholos with the

remains of a sanctuary from the fifth or fourth

century B.C. dedicated to Apollo Erethimios,

protector of agricultural life and venerated by

the entire population living in the fertile lands

surrounding here. Set into the bare

terrain one can still see the massive

stones of the temenos and the bolders

that formed the columns of the Temple

which must have had an imposing

appearance. A little way off, alongside

the modest ruins of the ancient

settlement, one recognises the cavea of

a small theatre, still perfect in its semicircular

structure and with traces of the stage formed of

great river pebbles. The place is not particularly

pleasant, lying between the traffic of the coastal

road and the modern houses, but it is worth

visiting the Temple to remember that here

nature and the works of man once showed

themselves in all their vigorous beauty.

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