Athens: Hadrian’s Arch

Hadrian's Arch in Athens, Greece

Hadrian’s Arch

Hadrian’s Arch
As a supporter and admirer of Greece, Roman emperor Hadrian toured Greece in 124 CE. He committed vast resources for numerous engineering projects throughout Greece, including the construction of an aqueduct to the Agora in Athens.

Greece and Turkey have many temples and monuments honoring Emperor Hadrian; Hadrian’s Arch is one of them.

Related Images
A view of Athens showing the Hadrian’s Arch and Temple of Olympian Zeus
Hadrian’s statue in Olympia
Hadrian Temple in Ephesus
A frieze on the Hadrian Temple

Related Pages
Athens, Olympia, Delphi,Meteora
Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization

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