The Temple of Apollo Lairbenos in Hierapolis and its Orientation to the Sunrise on Summer Solstice

TitleThe Temple of Apollo Lairbenos in Hierapolis and its Orientation to the Sunrise on Summer Solstice
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsSparavigna A
KeywordsApollo, Hierapolis
Abstract

Using SunCalc. org software and the elevation profile of Google Earth, we can easily see
that the temple of Apollo Lairbenos in Hierapolis, the ruins of which are adjacent to the
modern Pamukkale in Turkey, was probably oriented to the sunrise on the summer solstice.
This orientation is given according to the local natural horizon.

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