Stoa of Attalos, Athens, Greece – Heroes Of Adventure

Stoa of Attalos, Athens, Greece

The Stoa of Attalos was a stoa covered walkway or portico in the Agora of Athens, Greece. It was built by and named after King Attalos II of Pergamon, who ruled between 159 BC and 138 BC. The current building was reconstructed from 1952–1956 by American architects. The stoa is identified as a gift to the city of Athens for the education that Attalos received there. A dedicatory inscription on the architrave is engraved as built by Attalos II, ruler of Pergamon from 159 BC to 138 BC.

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