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​Temple Of Artemis (I)

This song is by Rick Wakeman and appears on the album The Seven Wonders Of The World (1995).

The Temple of Artemis was built in 550 B.C by King Croesus of Lydia, in the Greek city of Ephesus, in honor of the goddess Artemis.
200 years later the temple was set on fire and virtually destroyed by a madman named Herostratus,
But after Alexander The Great conquered Ephesus some years later,
He vowed to restore it to its former glory and although his dream was fulfilled,
He sadly died before its completion and never saw it restored to its original splendor.