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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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An Olympiad is a period of four years, associated with the Olympic Games of Classical Greece. In the Hellenistic period, beginning with Ephorus, Olympiads were used as calendar epoch.



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