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- temple to a hero; A sepulchral monument in the shape of a temple.
- Scobie, Alex. (1990). Hitler's State Architecture: The Impact of Classical Antiquity. The Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 0271006919 page 134:
- It also functioned as an herõon, since the bones of Frederick the Great were to be placed in the building.