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Nike Statue - Plaque 4 Nike

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Nike Statue - Plaque 4

Erection date: 9/9/2012


Ancient Olympia is the site of the original games and remains the source of the sacred Olympic flame. It is lit by Apollo, god of the Sun, at the request of the high priestess and is used to ignite the Olympic torch as it begins its route to the host city.

Site: Nike (5 memorials)

SE18, Number 1 Street, Main Guardhouse

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Nike Statue - Plaque 4

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Nike Statue - Plaque 1

{Below an image of the Olympic torch:} A gift from the people of ancient Olym...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 2

We think the last line of the plaque means that Kougioumtzis is the sculptor ...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 3

Presented to the Mayor and Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Councill...

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Nike Statue - Plaque 5

{Below an image of the discus thrower:} The Ancient Games The ancient Olympic...

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