Colossus o Rhodes

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The Colossus o Rhodes, as depictit in an airtist's impression o 1880

The Colossus o Rhodes (Auncient Greek: ὁ Κολοσσὸς Ῥόδιος, translit. ho Kolossòs Rhódios)[1] wis a statue o the Greek titan-god o the sun Helios, erectit in the ceety o Rhodes, on the Greek island o the same name, bi Chares o Lindos in 280 BC.

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  1. Kolossos means "giant statue". R. S. P. Beekes haes suggestit a Pre-Greek proto-form *koloky- (Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Brill, 2009, p. 740).