Olympus Mt. (Pieria) 558 Mt. Olympos - Ολυμπος

Ὄλυμπος - Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, sacred to Zeus, in Pieria Macedonia
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Latitude: 40.085600
Longitude: 22.358600
Confidence: High

Greek name: Ὄλυμπος
Place ID: 401224LOly
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Region: Thessaly
Country: Greece
Department: Larisa
Mod: Mt. Olympos

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Read summary reports on the recent excavations at Olympus in Chronique des fouilles en ligne – Archaeology in Greece Online.
Search for inscriptions mentioning Olympus (Ολυμπ...) in the PHI Epigraphy database.

Modern Description: A few handfuls of battered sherds and broken stone slabs in the Dion museum attest the presence of an altar to Zeus on Agios Antonios, the E summit (2815 m), a 2.5 hour walk from the Agapitos refuge when the weather cooperates.

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