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The ancient stadioum of Rhodes is located below the temple of Pythian Apollo and its dimensions are 210m X 35m . It is aged since 2nd to 3rd century b.c. and here had been taken place the " Short Alieia" and the "Large Alieia" games dedicated to the god Apollo, the god of sun, here in this only island that is given to him by Zeus according to Greek Mythology. Short Alieia was taken place every year and "Large Alieia" every 4 years. This is probably the place where the Olymbian athlete Diagoras made his first games in "Pagratio" and "Triathlon" although what we see here is been made later of his time.
I hope that I gave you some historical informations about this place as many you have asked in my previus upload as this is an installment.
Thank you all for your votes and your comments (especially Nathan), all are appreciated!
Regards,
George

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Sep 2013 - 2:21 PM
Focal Length:26mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Ancient stadium of Rhodes
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:30 Sep 2013 - 4:03 PM
Tags:Architecture, Stadium of Rhodes
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 4:06 PM

A fine set, George, with some wonderful light and shadows, very well captured. Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33120 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 4:15 PM

A terrific set of interesting and well documented images George...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 4:39 PM

Excellent documentation to accompany an equally excellent set of informative images, George!

Richard

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Sep 2013 - 4:48 PM

Thanx for the info on this interesting place George !! A super set Smile

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 5:08 PM

I like the low perspective.

Ty

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
30 Sep 2013 - 5:41 PM

An excellent set of pictures with superb light and shadows, George. Interesting info as well.
Effrossini

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capto
capto e2 Member 21080 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 6:02 PM

A fascinating place.Smile

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 6:04 PM

A fine set of interesting shots. I like V3 & V4, with the shadows, best.

Lavina

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 6:11 PM

Lovely set ,

Ali Smile

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Caziwinkles
30 Sep 2013 - 6:30 PM

Excellent lighting here George - love V3 - the shadows are amazing. Smile

Carol

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
30 Sep 2013 - 7:01 PM

Beautiful image and the sky is a fantastic blue.

Harriet

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2013 - 9:44 PM

An interesting place to explore. Great shots..

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 - 2:09 AM

Very nice! Love V1's green frame! Good work! Grin
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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2013 - 8:10 AM

A lovely set of images George. Some nice shadow detail. I really like V3 and 4
Jim

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