part of the Olympic Flame ceremony, Ancient Olympia, Greece

Watching these ladies participate in part of the Olympic Flame ceremony, Ancient Olympia, Greece

The historic landscape - Ancient Olympia, Ilia, Greece Copyright: Chris Koulis

The historic landscape - Ancient Olympia, Ilia, Greece Copyright: Chris Koulis

Olympic Flame Ceremony, Arhaia Olympia, Greece

Olympic Flame ceremony, ancient Olympia, Greece posted by Nefeli Aggellou — with Andrea Lissa Zuñiga Orig.

Antiguas ruinas de la Philippeion en Olimpia, Grecia vista detallada de la Philippeion, mostrando la construcción de la crepidoma

the Altis of Olympia was an Ionic circular memorial in limestone and marble, which contained chryselephantine (ivory and gold) statues of Philip's family

Apollo, from the west pediment of the Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece, ca. 470-456 BCE.  Marble, restored height 10′ 8″.  Archaeological Museum, Olympia.

Munich, copy from original, 460 BC at the Temple of Zeus, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Remains of the Palestra at Olympia (Peloponnese). The arena was the wrestling school in ancient Greece. There they practiced the events that did not need much space, as wrestling and boxing. The arena worked independently or as part of the public gyms. The architecture of the arena, while allowing for slight variations, followed a standard plan. It consisted of a rectangular building built around a patio with adjoining rooms.

Remains of the Palestra at Olympia. The arena was the wrestling school in ancient Greece. It consisted of a rectangular building built around a patio with adjoining rooms.

The Entrance to the Ancient Olimpia Stadium, Greece

The Entrance to the Ancient Olimpia Stadium, Greece

Olimpia, Entrata allo stadio Olimpico  (by Masotti Primo)    <3

Photo of Olimpia, Entrata allo stadio Olimpico - Peloponneso Greece -DVD Pel.

May 10th, 2012: Olympic flame was lighted in Olimpia, Greece to continue its trip to Great Britain.

Greek actress Ino Menegaki (R), playing the role of High Priestess, lights the Olympic flame during the torch lighting ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the site of ancient Olympia in Greece May REUTERS/John Kolesidis

Olympia Museum Apollo by jan buchholtz, via Flickr

Olympia Museum Apollo by jan buchholtz, via Flickr

Hermes di Prassitele, at Olimpia, front - Statue - Hermes and the Infant Dionysus by Praxiteles, 4th century BC, Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Greece  Hermes bearing the good person by Praxiteles. Parian marble, H. 2.15 m (7 ft. ½ in.). Archaeological museum of ancient Olympia, Greece. From the German excavations of the Heraion at Olympia, 1877.

Hermes di Prassitele, at Olimpia, front 2 - Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

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