Columns, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens

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Carole Raddato
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published on 30 April 2014

The remaining Corinthian columns of the 5th century BCE temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens. It was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century CE some 638 years after the project had begun.



About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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