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When was the mausoleum of Mausolus at Halicarnassus destroyed?


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Answered 2016-05-24 15:22:53

It was destroyed by several different earthquakes in the 1200s-1300s. In the early-1400s, the Hospitalier Knights took the pieces of marble from the ruins to construct Bodrum Castle to defend (unsuccessfully) against Suleiman the Magnificent of the Ottoman Empire.

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Answered 2017-10-15 07:06:49

By 1404 CE a series of earthquakes had levelled the mausoleum.

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