Fit for a god: Archaeologists find Poseidon temple in Bulgaria

12/17/2012 | Greek Reporter blog

Archaeologists think an ancient building found in Sozopol, Bulgaria, could have been a temple for Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. A large and relatively intact altar recently discovered in the building led to that conclusion, said National History Museum Director Bozhidar Dimitrov. The Roman empire's official shift from polytheism to Christianity in 330 A.D. sparked the destruction of many such temples, which were replaced with Christian worship sites.

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