The Temple of Artemis at Ephesos
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Gibbon depended on the stories, historical and mythological, written by the Greeks and Romans, which he knew very well. He also knew about the celebrated Wonders of the World. He was born, however, a century too early to know the wonders of archaeology. Even with his educated intuition, he did not anticipate that the temple which he believed was gone forever would some day be found.