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Olympia, Greece

Olympia, Greece

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece..site of the first Olympic games.  Breathtaking.

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece..site of the first Olympic games. Breathtaking.

Museum Collection: Archaeological Museum, Olympia, Greece   Catalogue Number: --  Title: "Hermes of Olympia "  Class: Free-standing statue   Material: Marble

Museum Collection: Archaeological Museum, Olympia, Greece Catalogue Number: -- Title: "Hermes of Olympia " Class: Free-standing statue Material: Marble

Nike in Olympia

Nike in Olympia

Olympia, Greece

Olympia, Greece

From Olympia. First half of the 8th c. BCE Olympia, Archaeological Museum, B 5064  On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity. Ancient Olympia, Greece

From Olympia. First half of the 8th c. BCE Olympia, Archaeological Museum, B 5064 On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity. Ancient Olympia, Greece

From Olympia, south of the Heraion First half of the 8th c. BCE Olympia, Archaeological Museum, Br 9694  On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity. Ancient Olympia, Greece

From Olympia, south of the Heraion First half of the 8th c. BCE Olympia, Archaeological Museum, Br 9694 On display in the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity. Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic Games began in 776 BC. They inspired the decoration on this wine jug some 200 years later. Training athletes and scenes from the Olympics were often used as decoration. Phintias, Wine cooler (psykter) depicting pentathletes. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

The Olympic Games began in 776 BC. They inspired the decoration on this wine jug some 200 years later. Training athletes and scenes from the Olympics were often used as decoration. Phintias, Wine cooler (psykter) depicting pentathletes. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Entrance to the Olympic Stadium

Entrance to the Olympic Stadium

Ancient Olympia in Greece: The birthplace of the Olympic Games

Ancient Olympia in Greece: The birthplace of the Olympic Games


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TRAVEL'IN GREECE | Entrance to #Olympia stadium, #travelingreece

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Olympia, Greece

Olympia, Greece

Kronios Hill, Ancient Olympia, Greece

Kronios Hill, Ancient Olympia, Greece

Bronze figurines of lions, probably from utensils. Ca. 550-500 BCE. From the Sanctuary of Zeus, Ancient Olympia.  New Museum, Ancient Olympia.

Bronze figurines of lions, probably from utensils. Ca. 550-500 BCE. From the Sanctuary of Zeus, Ancient Olympia. New Museum, Ancient Olympia.

Educational movie about the Ancient and Modern Olympics, discusses some of the history behind the olympics, some similarities and some differences between th...

Educational movie about the Ancient and Modern Olympics, discusses some of the history behind the olympics, some similarities and some differences between th...

See you in Sochi 2014  Winter Olympics

See you in Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

University-level lectures on dozens and dozens of topics.  Check your library for these.

University-level lectures on dozens and dozens of topics. Check your library for these.

A to Z Kids Stuff | Norway  including some stories!

A to Z Kids Stuff | Norway including some stories!

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - Olympic Tickets, Schedules, Games, News

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - Olympic Tickets, Schedules, Games, News

▶ Ancient Olympic Games | History in Minutes #11 - YouTube

▶ Ancient Olympic Games | History in Minutes #11 - YouTube

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