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2012-04-18 02:33:09

LONDON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The team at Cosmos Holidays are creating a series of articles on their blog exploring - in detail - the fantastic experiences available in Greece. As one of Cosmos' most popular destinations, Greece boasts all the ingredients for a perfect escape to the sun. And, with bargains galore on the Cosmos website, there has never been a better time to explore this ancient paradise. The Cosmos Guide to Greece is the perfect starting point for...

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2011-07-12 08:15:00

Professor Andreas Vött presents new results of geomorphological and geoarcheological investigations on the sedimentary burial of Olympia Olympia, site of the famous Temple of Zeus and original venue of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, was presumably destroyed by repeated tsunamis that travelled considerable distances inland, and not by earthquake and river floods as has been assumed to date. Evidence in support of this new theory on the virtual disappearance of the ancient cult site...