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date: 04 August 2020

Olympus (1), 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Bruno HellyBruno Helly

the highest mountain in the Greek peninsula, dominating the *Aegean to the east and, to the north and south, the Macedonian and Thessalian plains. Rising at one point to 2,918 m. (9,573 ft.), with several other heights exceeding 2,900 m. (9,500 ft.), it forms a ponderous limestone cupola relieved by an aureole of lesser mountains and foothills pierced by valleys. Considered to be the throne of ... ...

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