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FAQ on the Statue of Zeus



Where was the statue of Zeus?

This statue was in the temple of Zeus of Olympia, a city of the Peloponnesus. This city was particularly known in Antiquity because it was there that the Olympic Games were organized, every 4 years.

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Who built the statue of Zeus?

It is a certain Phidias, sculptor of the V century, mainly known for having conceived and manufactured this marvel of the World. But he was not at his first attempt, he had already worked on another gigantic statue (9m high "only"), the goddess Athena, an order of the city of Plataea.

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