National Geographic : 1922 Nov
THE HISTORIC HARBOR OF RHODES To-day an outpost of Italy off the southwest coast of Asia Minor, Rhodes was formerly the base of anavy whose fame still lives. Itwas also the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World-the Colossus, a statue of Helios more than a hundred feet high, which was overthrown by an earthquake in 224 B. C . and sold to a junk dealer nearly nine centuries later.