Mount Olympus


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Noun1.Mount Olympus - a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coastMount Olympus - a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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They threatened to make war with the gods in Olympus, and tried to set Mount Ossa on the top of Mount Olympus, and Mount Pelion on the top of Ossa, that they might scale heaven itself, and they would have done it too if they had been grown up, but Apollo, son of Leto, killed both of them, before they had got so much as a sign of hair upon their cheeks or chin.
I stand at the foothills of Mount Olympus and behold the wonders of its lofty peaks, laden with thick, white snow.
1 Mount Olympus, Greece Legendary home of the ancient Greek gods and the country's first national park, you can explore a rich landscape of plateaus, ridges and gorges.
Perhaps, though, that is exactly what we need, so that we might rise like a phoenix from the ashes and fly all the way to the Mount Olympus of sports.
The tour follows the route of Alexander the Great to Dion Archeological park at the foot of Mount Olympus, rides on the Greece's highest mountain and snakes south to the city of Gods - Athens.
So the scuttlebutt went at the time she acquired the property, Ellison, the founder of Annapurna Pictures, planned to do a quickie renovation to the home and live there while she overhauled her multi-residence compound in the Mount Olympus neighborhood.
Regardless of problems, one ought to set goals and try to meet them, the 28-year-old disabled man from Limassol who last week climbed Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, said on Tuesday.
In Greek mythology, Prometheus is the titan who steals fire from Mount Olympus and brings it down to humanity.
The young reader is quickly led into Demon's predicament as he is taken to be the stable boy at Mount Olympus.
Heading uphill rewards the intrepid with views of Mount Olympus - and the beach and sea below from the summit of Sani Hill.
Inspired by the immovable Mount Olympus, the new brand reflects a bold commitment to quality, safety and integrity.
He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving with the US Navy aboard the USS Mount Olympus.