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Explore releases from the Olympia (2) label. Discover what's missing in your discography and shop for Olympia (2) releases. Olympia (2). Profile: UK label active from the late '80s to the early 2000s, specializing in CD reissues of Eastern European classical music LPs, mostly from Мелодия and Electrecord. 1917–1987 Revolution Series, Great Performers (4), Olympia Compact Discs Lt. Olympia Explorer Series, Soundtracks (4), The Complete Shostakovich String Quartets.
Olympia is a town and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peloponnese, Greece. This was the site of the original Olympic Games from 776 BC. The Olympic Games were. Enclosed within the temenos (sacred enclosure) are the Temple of Hera and Temple of Zeus, the Pelopion and the area of the altar, where the sacrifices were made. The hippodrome and later stadium were also to the east. To the north of the sanctuary can be found the Prytaneion and the Philippeion, as well as the array of treasuries representing the various city states. The Metroon lies to the south of these treasuries, with the Echo Stoa to the East.
Discover the beginnings of Western culture at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, built to house the constant stream of artifacts from ancient Olympia and located just across from an archeological site. The museum houses the Nike of Paeonius, depicted on the 2004 Summer Olympic medals; visit the statue and wonder at her flowing skirt and proud body. The arms and wings exist in pieces, but even the ruins serve as an impressive example of Greek artistry. Other artifacts range from the Archaic to the Roman period with terracotta, bronze, and sculptures
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Olympia, is a small town in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece, famous for the nearby archaeological site of the same name, which was a major Panhellenic religious sanctuary of ancient Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held. The site was primarily dedicated to Zeus and drew visitors from all over the Greek world as one of a group of such "Panhellenic" centres which helped to build the identity of the ancient Greeks as a nation
Richard A luminous land: artists discover Greece/Richard Stoncman. From The Memoirs of General Makriyannis. Contents Chronological Table Map of Greece Introduction: Seeing Greece lin X I I II III IV V VI ATHENS ATTICA AND AEGINA THE P E L O P O N N E S E THE IONIAN ISLANDS CENTRAL. AND NORTHERN GREECE THE AEGEAN ISLANDS AND CRETE 3 55 71 103 "3 X 39 Biographical Sketches of Artists Bibliography Index Acknowledgments 160 I/O V3 178