March 14th Time Travel: What happened to the Temple of Artemis?

The Temple of Artemis in Ephesus is considered one of the wonders of the ancient world. However, what made Ephesus’s citizens build this? What made the city of Ephesus so important? Learn the answer to all of these questions and more.

Ephesus has a massive history with multiple players involved: From King Croesus, to Alexander the Great, Heracles, and a mad-man named Herostratus.

The history of Ephesus, and the path it took to build the Temple of Artemis (and it’s eventual demise) is a wild tale.

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