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The Philippeion in Olympia - an ancient temple funded by Philip II of Macedon in Olimpia, about 339-300 BC Alexander the Great completed its construction and dedicated it to Zeus. The temple was a tholos, a circular structure, in limestone and marble and was originally surrounded by a colonnade of 18 Ionic columns. Inside the temple on the semi-circular podium were statues of Alexander the Great, his parents: Philip II of Macedon and Olimpias. None of them have survived to these times.

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  • Copyright: Ryszard Michalik (rychem) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3581 W: 0 N: 8360] (59245)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2018-09-23
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: 1/807 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2018-11-29 15:42
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