Colossus of Rhodes

أبولو رودس

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  • Colossus of Rhodes — the Colossus of Rhodes an extremely large ancient ↑statue of the god Apollo on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was built to guard the entrance to the ↑harbour, and was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It was destroyed by an ↑earthquake in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Colossus of Rhodes — This article is about the statue. For the film by Sergio Leone, see Il Colosso di Rodi. For the children s novel, see The Colossus of Rhodes (novel). For the basketball club, see Kolossos Rodou BC. Drawing of Colossus of Rhodes, illustrated in… …   Wikipedia

  • Colossus of Rhodes — noun A statue of Greek god Helios in ancient Rhodes, Greece …   Wiktionary

  • Colossus of Rhodes — noun a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake • Instance Hypernyms: ↑statue • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Colossus of Rhodes —  colostomy …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • The Colossus of Rhodes (novel) — infobox Book | name = The Colossus of Rhodes image caption = First edition, 2005 author = Caroline Lawrence illustrator = cover artist = Peter Sutton Fred van Deelan country = United Kingdom language = English series = The Roman Mysteries genre …   Wikipedia

  • Colossus — Co*los sus, n.; pl. L. {Colossi}, E. {Colossuses}. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. A statue of gigantic size. The name was especially applied to certain famous statues in antiquity, as the Colossus of Nero in Rome, the Colossus of Apollo at Rhodes. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • RHODES — (Rhodos), Greek island in the Aegean Sea, with city of the same name. It is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands in the Aegean Sea and also known as the Island of Roses. Ancient Period The biblical reference to Rhodes is in Genesis 10:4–5.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rhodes (disambiguation) — Rhodes may refer to:* any one of several place names: ** Rhodes, the Greek Dodecanese island where the Colossus of Rhodes stood ** Rhodes, Greece, the main settlement on the island of Rhodes ** Rhodes, New South Wales, Australia ** Rhodes, Iowa,… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodes Memorial — on Devil s Peak in Cape Town, South Africa, is a memorial to English born South African politician Cecil John Rhodes (1853 1902) designed by Sir Herbert Baker.LocationThe memorial is situated at Rhodes s favourite spot on the lower slopes of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodes — • A titular metropolitan of the Cyclades Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rhodes     Rhodes     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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