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Were Greek temples oriented towards aurorae?

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Abstract:

Ioannis Liritzis and Helen Vassiliou assess the evidence that the Ancient Greeks saw the aurora borealis, and that it was a rare and special event, strongly enough associated with particular gods to build temples of unusual orientation.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-4004.2006.47114.x

Affiliations: Laboratory of Archaeometry, Dept of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, 1 Demokratias Ave., Rhodes 85100, Greece

Publication date: 2006-02-01

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