Temple of Apollo Patroos

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The Temple of Apollo Patroos (meaning "from the fathers") is a small ruined temple of Ionic order built in 340-320 BCE. It is 10 m wide and 16.5 m long, and is located north-west of the Ancient Agora of Athens, near the Stoa of Zeus.[1][2][3] Apollo was considered to be the founder of the Ionian race and protector of families. The temple's interior had a cult statue dedicated to the god and made by the famous Greek sculptor Euphranor.[4]


Coordinates: 37°58′32″N 23°43′20″E / 37.975542°N 23.722099°E / 37.975542; 23.722099