Frieze at Didyma (Didim, Turkey)

Frieze at Didyma (Didim, Turkey)

Resting cat at an ancient pedestal, Didyma, Turkey. Robyn Woodward©

Resting cat at an ancient pedestal, Didyma, Turkey. Robyn Woodward©

Temple of Apollo, Didyma. Photo: © Karen Copeland

Temple of Apollo, Didyma. Photo: © Karen Copeland

Ancient Greek Temple of Apollo at Didyma. During the Archaic Period, the Greeks started to build temples not for worship, but to house images of their gods

Ancient Greek Temple of Apollo at Didyma. During the Archaic Period, the Greeks started to build temples not for worship, but to house images of their gods

Ναός διδυμαίου Απόλλωνος - Δίδυμα Μίλητος μικράς Ασίας - 4ος αιώνας π.Χ.  Temple of ''Didymaios'' Apollo - Didyma Miletos of minor Asia - 4th Century BCE.

Ναός διδυμαίου Απόλλωνος - Δίδυμα Μίλητος μικράς Ασίας - 4ος αιώνας π.Χ. Temple of ''Didymaios'' Apollo - Didyma Miletos of minor Asia - 4th Century BCE.

Temple of Apollo at Didyma  An ancient sanctuary of Apollo, site of one of the most famous oracles of the Aegean region, close to the west coast of Asia Minor

Temple of Apollo at Didyma An ancient sanctuary of Apollo, site of one of the most famous oracles of the Aegean region, close to the west coast of Asia Minor

Kore from Apollon Temple at Didyma. Pergamon Museum, Berlin. Marble, votive, unknown artist, East Greek, Archaic (550 BC)

Kore from Apollon Temple at Didyma. Pergamon Museum, Berlin. Marble, votive, unknown artist, East Greek, Archaic (550 BC)

Bull´s head from Apollon temple in Didyma

Bull´s head from Apollon temple in Didyma

It's all in the details - beautiful carvings at the marble columns of Didyma.

It's all in the details - beautiful carvings at the marble columns of Didyma.

Detail from 3000 year old Greek ruins in Didyma.

Detail from 3000 year old Greek ruins in Didyma.

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