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Discobolus

The Fascinating Origins of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece

The origins of the Olympic Games take us back into Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes visiting the city of Olympia.

Ancient Greek Sculpture in Bendigo

The discus thrower, or Discobolus, is one of the most famous ancient Greek statues. Its photograph has been included in hundreds of books and most importantly it was used to promote the 1948 Olympic Games in London. However, the original...

Bendigo Art Gallery to Host Discobolus

Bendigo Art Gallery will host another major yet rare international exhibition on Ancient Greece. A collection of 100 pieces from The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece exhibition from the internationally renowned British Museum will open in Bendigo in 2014 and...