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The Colossus of Rhodes… Coming back to life?

By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Colossus of Rhodes was a feat of ingenuity and engineering and served as a Rhodian symbol of victory. The Colossus of Rhodes was erected in 280 BCE but was toppled by an earthquake in 226 BCE. The