MAUSOLUS


MAUSOLUS
   a king of Caria, husband of Artemisia, who in 353 raised a monument to his memory, called the Mausoleum, and reckoned one of the Seven Wonders of the world.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • MAUSOLUS. —    a king of Caria, husband of Artemisia, who in 353 raised a monument to his memory, called the Mausoleum, and reckoned one of the Seven Wonders of the world …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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