Fandom

Civilization

Temple of Artemis (Civ3)

7,403pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

BackArrowGreen Back to the list of wonders

The Temple of Artemis puts a Temple in every city on the same continent.

This Great Wonder can become a tourist attraction.

May trigger Golden Age for Religious civilizations.

Civilopedia EntryEdit

One of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus was an immense, grand temple and marketplace constructed of marble, financed by the Greek king Croesus (whose name is now synonymous with great wealth). Filled with treasures and statues of bronze, gold, and silver from around the civilized world, it stood for just two hundred years before it was burned by a fame-seeking arsonist. It was rebuilt twice, but never as grandly as it stood at its apex in the 6th century B.C. The Temple was destroyed for the last time by a Christian missionary and saint, who sought to eliminate this powerful symbol of the pagan world.