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 Diamond Sculls (The),Diana of Ephesus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dian’a (3 syl.).
 
The temple of Diana at Eph’esus, built by Dinochrs, was set on fire by Heros’tratos, for the sake of perpetuating his name. The Ionians decreed that any one who mentioned his name should be put to death, but this very decree gave it immortality. The temple was discovered in 1872 by Mr. Wood.   1
 


 Diamond Sculls (The),Diana of Ephesus. 

 
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