La Estatua de Zeus en Olimpia, fue destruida en el 393. Corresponde a una de las 7 Maravillas del Mundo Antiguo.

La Estatua de Zeus en Olimpia, fue destruida en el 393. Corresponde a una de las 7 Maravillas del Mundo Antiguo.

The statue of Zeus sat in the temple at Olympia and presided over the Olympic Games until 392 AD, when the Christian Emperor of Rome, Theodosius I, abolished the Games as he considered them pagan. It is not known for certain what happened to the statue. In 426 AD Theodosius I ordered all temples to be  destroyed, so it may have perished then. Some records suggest that a Greek named Lausus took it to Constantinople where it was eventually destroyed in a huge fire that swept the city in 475…

The statue of Zeus sat in the temple at Olympia and presided over the Olympic Games until 392 AD, when the Christian Emperor of Rome, Theodosius I, abolished the Games as he considered them pagan. It is not known for certain what happened to the statue. In 426 AD Theodosius I ordered all temples to be destroyed, so it may have perished then. Some records suggest that a Greek named Lausus took it to Constantinople where it was eventually destroyed in a huge fire that swept the city in 475…

estatua zeus olimpia

Las 7 nuevas maravillas del mundo vs las 7 antiguas maravillas

estatua zeus olimpia

Siete maravillas  del mundo Antiguo EstatuaDeZeusEnOlimpia.jpg

Siete maravillas del mundo Antiguo EstatuaDeZeusEnOlimpia.jpg

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World  The Statue of Zeus sculpted by the Greek Phidias about 430 B.C. won fame because of its beauty.

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Statue of Zeus sculpted by the Greek Phidias about 430 B.C. won fame because of its beauty.

templo donde se albergaba la colosal estatua de Zeus.

templo donde se albergaba la colosal estatua de Zeus.

Zeus. Reconstrucción de la estatua crisoelefantina de Fidias en Olimpia

Zeus. Reconstrucción de la estatua crisoelefantina de Fidias en Olimpia

Statue of Zeus - Estatua de Zeus en Olimpia - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

Statue of Zeus - Estatua de Zeus en Olimpia - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Phidias' statue of Zeus, Olympia, Greece // It is believed that, since the weather at Olympia was very humid, the statue required great care with oil so that the ivory wouldn’t crack and was constantly treated by Phidias himself and his descendents, over the centuries. The Statue of Zeus stayed at the temple in Olympia until 392 A.D., when Roman emperor Theodosisus I decided to abolish the Olympic Games believing it represented a pagan rite.

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Phidias' statue of Zeus, Olympia, Greece // It is believed that, since the weather at Olympia was very humid, the statue required great care with oil so that the ivory wouldn’t crack and was constantly treated by Phidias himself and his descendents, over the centuries. The Statue of Zeus stayed at the temple in Olympia until 392 A.D., when Roman emperor Theodosisus I decided to abolish the Olympic Games believing it represented a pagan rite.

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