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  Kladeos - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Kladeos (Greek: Κλάδεος) or Kladeus, Latin: Cladeus or Cladeos was a river god in Greek mythology.
The flood continued in the middle ages and went up to the German excavations of Olympia in 1875 where it buried Olympia with a height of 4 m.
The Greek poet Pindar in the 400s BC studied the intersection of Cladeus and Alpheus rivers.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /cladeus.htm   (117 words)

 OLYMPIA - LoveToKnow Article on OLYMPIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
One group of the northern heights terminates in a conical hill, about 400 ft. high, which is cut off from the rest by a deep cleft, and descends abruptly on Olympia.
The result of these six years labors was, first, to strip off a thick covering of earth from the Altis, the consecrated precinct of the Olympian Zeus.
Altis and the river Cladeus (of which the course is roughly parallel to the west Altis wall), the following buildiiigs were traced.
74.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OL/OLYMPIA.htm   (5796 words)

 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On the west the vale was bounded by the CLADEUS (Kladeos), which flowed from north to south along the side of the sacred grove, and fell into the Alpheius.
44.) On the west it ran along the Cladeus; on the south its direction may be traced by a terrace raised above the Alpheius; on the east it was bounded by the stadium.
The eastern pediment had a statue of Zeus in the centre, with Oenomaus on his right and Pelops on his left, prepared to contend in the chariot-race; the figures on either side consisted of their attendants, and in the angles were the two rivers, Cladeus to the right of Zeus, and Alpheius to his left.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0064&layout=&loc=olympia   (2906 words)

 Greece - Out By Olympia
Two iron beds, a chair and a washstand comprehended the furnishings, and one candle supplied the light.
Nothing remained but to go immediately to bed, and listening to the soothing chorus of the frogs in the near-by river Cladeus, I was eventually lulled to sleep.
The morning was dull, with a threat of rain; but when I threw open the shutters the first glance convinced me that Olympia is one of the fairest spots in Greece.
www.oldandsold.com /articles06/greece-17.shtml   (2787 words)

The coating of earth over the Altis had an average depth of no less than 16 ft. The work could not be restricted to the Altis.
We start our journey on the borders of the Cladeus River (nr.1) and follow a covered path, Xystos (nr.2), which was part of the gymnasium.
At the end of this path, we reach a gateway (nr.3) and enter the place on the west side.
users.skynet.be /pluto/Texthistory/civ04greeks.html   (7687 words)

 Olympia - home of the ancient and modern Olympic games a virtual reality three dimensional experience
In addition, this paper will discuss the methods used to present this material to the public as part of a curated museum exhibit.
Olympia is located between the Cladeus and Alpheios rivers on the western side of the Pelloponese.
It is an archaeological site, where most of the monuments lie scattered as a result of two earthquakes and numerous floods over the centuries.
www.gisdevelopment.net /application/archaeology/general/archg0017.htm   (797 words)

An altar of Artemis stands on the right as you return from the Portico that the Eleans call the Portico of Agnaptus.
After re-entering the Altis by the processional gate there are behind the Heraeum altars of the river Cladeus and of Artemis.
After re-entering the Altis by the processional gate there are behind the Heraeum altars of the river Cladeus and of Artemis; the one after them is Apollo's.
www.gtp.gr /LocInfo.asp?infoid=54&code=EGRGIL1&PrimeCode=EGRGIL1&Level=5&PrimeLevel=5&IncludeWide=0&LocId=4348   (2170 words)

 Bragadocchio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The revival of the Olympic games at Athens by an international athletic meeting during the present month lends a timely interest to the consideration of the great historic contests which will thus be celebrated.
In the ancient district of Elis, in western Peloponnesus, about eight miles from the sea, the valley of the Alpheus widens into a well-protected plain, where the larger river is joined by a smaller, the Cladeus.
Mount Cronion shuts off the cold winds from the north, and the Messenian hills temper the hot blasts from the south, while the open country to the west admits freely the gentle zephyrs from the sea.
members.dca.net /slawski/archive/2004_08_22_archive.html   (4641 words)

This curse had its desired effect, for as Pelops refused to give to Myrtilus the reward he had promised, or else because Myrtilus had attempted to dishonour Hippodamia, Pelops thrust him down from Cape Geraestus.
Myrtilus, while dying, likewise pronounced a curse upon Pelops, which was the cause of all the calamities that afterwards befell his house.The tomb of Oenomaus was shown on the river Cladeus, in Elis.
His house was destroyed by lightning, and only one pillar of it remained standing.
www.gtp.gr /LocInfo.asp?infoid=43&code=EGRGIL10OLYOLY30141&PrimeCode=EGRGIL10OLYOLY30141&Level=10&PrimeLevel=10&IncludeWide=1&LocId=60321   (857 words)

 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Olympia is located near the Western coast of the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece, 16 km (10 miles) inland from the Ionian Sea, near a point where the Alpheus (Alphios) and Cladeus (Kladios) rivers meet.
This map features names and places relevant to the objects in the Exhibition, and texts included in this website.
Click and drag your mouse cursor on the map to move your view around the site of Olympia and its positioning in the ancient Hellenic world. /greek/2/map_main.asp   (100 words)

 Olympia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
At the starting-point for the chariot-race, just about opposite the middle of it, there are in the open altars of Poseidon Horse-god and Hera Horse-goddess, and near the pillar an altar of the Dioscuri.
XV.7-9After re-entering the Altis by the processional gate there are behind the Heraeum [temple of Hera] altars of the river Cladeus and of Artemis; the one after them is Apollo's, the fourth is of Artemis surnamed Coccoca, and the fifth is of Apollo Thermius.
As to the Elean surname Thermius, the conjecture occurred to me that in the Attic dialect it would be thesmios (god of laws), but why Artemis is surnamed Coccoca I could not discover.
www.utexas.edu /courses/cc304c3/Olympia/olymp2.html   (1603 words)

 Hamlet - If Hammlet were a trial... SHAKESPEARE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Suppose you put Cladeus on trial for the murder of old Hammlet.
What evidence could you bring force proving he was guilty using the characters only (not the confession he makes infront of the audience) and what ways could defense lawyers attemp to prove him not guilty?
To be honest, i think Cladeus did the right thing in Killing the old Hamlet.
www.starbuck.com /shakespeare/TheMerryhall/read.php?f=34&i=611&t=611   (307 words)

 The Altis
On one side stood the Hill of Cronus, father of Zeus.
On the other three sides were the Rivers Alphaeus and Cladeus.
Bright yellow flowers embellished the green of trees and bushes and grass.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Post/146388   (317 words)

 __/ Hellenic Republic - Ministry of Foreign Affairs \__   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Web pages created by the Department of Communication of the University of Athens
The Olympia site is located within a magical, vegetated landscape that traverses between the Alpheos and Cladeus Rivers.
The Temple of Olympia was a significant religious center.
www.mfa.gr /english/greece/through_time/archaeology/ancient_sites/olympia.html   (688 words)

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