Herostratic fame

Fame deliberately acquired by destructive means.

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  • herostratic — adjective Seeking infamy. See Also: herostratically, herostratic fame …   Wiktionary

  • Herostratus — ( gr. ‘Ηρόστρατος ) was a young man who set fire to the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (in what is now western Turkey) in his quest for fame on about July 20, 356 BC. [The birth of Alexander the Great is claimed to have occurred on the same day,… …   Wikipedia

  • Temple of Artemis — Coordinates: 37°56′59″N 27°21′50″E / 37.94972°N 27.36389°E / 37.94972; 27.36389 …   Wikipedia

  • Eróstrato — o Heróstrato (en griego Ἡρόστρατος) fue un pastor de Éfeso,[1] convertido en incendiario. Fue responsable de la destrucción del templo de Artemisa (diosa Artemisa o Diana) de Éfeso, considerado una de las siete maravillas del mundo, el 21 de… …   Wikipedia Español

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