It is amazing that ancient Olympia existed at all. The Greeks were constantly at war with one another. And that was when...
Marble statue (severe style) of Apollo (c. 460 BCE) from the west pediment of the temple of Zeus, Olympia (Olympia Archaeological...
An inscribed bronze discus from Olympia dedicated by Publius Asklepiades (After 241 CE). Olympia Archaeological Museum...
Column Drums, Olympia
Column drums from the temple of Zeus at Olympia, 457 BCE. The central hole can be clearly seen which, with a wooden peg...
Crepidoma, Temple of Zeus, Olympia
The three steps of the crepidoma or crepis of the temple of Zeus at Olympia (457 BCE).
Marble statue of Deidameia in the severe style, from the west pediment of the temple of Zeus, Olympia (c. 460 BCE...
Dr. Alan Peatfield, UCD 'Greek combat sports: from image to technique'.
Dr. Alan Peatfield, UCD 'Greek combat sports: from image to technique'. Sport & Competition in Ancient Greece and Rome...
Greece's Top Ten Stops
The fortified ghost town of Vathia, on Greece's Mani Peninsula, was once as wild as our Wild West. (photo: Rick Steves...
A boxing scene from an attic red-figure kylix (c. 500 BCE). Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Greek Bronze Shield
Bronze shield from Olympia, 6th century BCE. Olympia Archaeological Museum.