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Pausanias, Description Of Greece, 1.18.7

nanWithin the precincts are antiquities: a bronze Zeus, a temple of Cronus and Rhea and an enclosure of Earth surnamed Olympian. Here the floor opens to the width of a cubit, and they say that along this bed flowed off the water after the deluge that occurred in the time of Deucalion, and into it they cast every year wheat meal mixed with honey.

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1. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.18.6, 1.18.9, 9.39.3 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

1.18.6. Before the entrance to the sanctuary of Olympian Zeus—Hadrian the Roman emperor dedicated the temple and the statue, one worth seeing, which in size exceeds all other statues save the colossi at Rhodes and Rome, and is made of ivory and gold with an artistic skill which is remarkable when the size is taken into account—before the entrance, I say, stand statues of Hadrian, two of Thasian stone, two of Egyptian. Before the pillars stand bronze statues which the Athenians call “colonies.” The whole circumference of the precincts is about four stades, and they are full of statues; for every city has dedicated a likeness of the emperor Hadrian, and the Athenians have surpassed them in dedicating, behind the temple, the remarkable colossus. 1.18.9. Hadrian constructed other buildings also for the Athenians: a temple of Hera and Zeus Panellenios (Common to all Greeks), a sanctuary common to all the gods, and, most famous of all, a hundred pillars of Phrygian marble. The walls too are constructed of the same material as the cloisters. And there are rooms there adorned with a gilded roof and with alabaster stone, as well as with statues and paintings. In them are kept books. There is also a gymnasium named after Hadrian; of this too the pillars are a hundred in number from the Libyan quarries. 9.39.3. On the bank of the river there is a temple of Hercyna, in which is a maiden holding a goose in her arms. In the cave are the sources of the river and images standing, and serpents are coiled around their scepters. One might conjecture the images to be of Asclepius and Health, but they might be Trophonius and Hercyna, because they think that serpents are just as much sacred to Trophonius as to Asclepius. By the side of the river is the tomb of Arcesilaus, whose bones, they say, were carried back from Troy by Leitus.
2. Macrobius, Saturnalia, 1.7.14-1.7.15 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)

3. Macrobius, Saturnalia, 1.7.14-1.7.15 (4th cent. CE - 5th cent. CE)

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alexandria Bremmer (2008) 83
anthesteria Parker (2005) 296
callimachus,and homeric hapaxes Greensmith (2021) 239
cameron,alan Greensmith (2021) 239
distributed agency Greensmith (2021) 239
flood,deucalions,as aition for chytroi Parker (2005) 296
geb Bremmer (2008) 83
hadrian Greensmith (2021) 239
harder,m. annette Greensmith (2021) 239
himera Bremmer (2008) 83
kohn,eduardo,how forests think Greensmith (2021) 239
kronia Bremmer (2008) 83
kronos,and rhea Bremmer (2008) 83
lebadeia Bremmer (2008) 83
leontini Bremmer (2008) 83
linear thinking Greensmith (2021) 239
olympia Bremmer (2008) 83
palatine anthology,christodorus Greensmith (2021) 239
pausanias Greensmith (2021) 239
saturnalia Bremmer (2008) 83
succession Greensmith (2021) 239
temple of olympian zeus Greensmith (2021) 239
titans Bremmer (2008) 83
whitmarsh,tim Greensmith (2021) 239
zeus' Bremmer (2008) 83