March 6th Time Travel: Why did the Rhodians build the Colossus of Rhodes?

This week, we will continue our tour of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by exploring the history behind the Colossus of Rhodes. What convinced the Rhodians to build the statue? What other others aspects of Rhodes’ history lead to this outcome? All this and more explained in the video.

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