The Hephaisteion, or Temple of Hephaistos, is a Doric peripteral temple (6 x 13 columns) on the northwest side of the Agora. The temple was previously called the Theseion. It was converted to a Christian church in the seventh century C.E.
Keywords: Greece, Perifereia Protevousis (Greater Athens), Athens, Acropolis, Agora, Temple of Hephaistos, ceremonial and/or religious structures, Classical Greek. Submitted by Aimee Moore for ARCH/LARCH 200.