Definition of Erechtheum in English:


Syllabification: E·rech·the·um
Pronunciation: /iˈrikTHēəm, ˌerikˈTHēəm
A marble temple of the Ionic order built on the Acropolis in Athens circa 421–406 bc, with shrines to Athena, Poseidon, and Erechtheus, a legendary king of Athens. It is most famous for its southern portico, in which the entablature is supported by six caryatids.

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