The following three centuries are considered the golden age of Rhodes. In this time of successful maritime trade, after the city defied a siege by the Antigonids in 305-304 BC, the creation of the most famous work of art of the city, the Colossus of Rhodes, also fell. This statue stood from about 282 BC to 226 BC. The earthquake that overturned and destroyed the statue this year also damaged much of the city.de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhodos_(Stadt)
November 10, 2019
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