Temple of Olympian Zeus
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The Temple of Olympian Zeus is a colossal ruined temple in the center of Athens dedicated to Zeus, king of the Olympian gods. Its construction dates back to the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world. However, it was…
Also known as the Olympieion, is a former colossal temple approximately 500m south-east of the Acropolis. It was constructed by the tyrant Peisistratus around 550 BC.
DescriptionThe Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greek capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods.