Gallery: The Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian

The Arch of Hadrian was built by the Emperor Hadrian in 132 AD in order to mark the limit between the Ancient Athens and his new city. The Temple of Olympian Zeus is one of the largest temples in antiquity (6th century BC), with 15 of its 104 columns still standing. According to the traveler Pausanias, it was built by Deucalion, a mythical ancestor of Greeks.

The Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian
The Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Arch of Hadrian

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