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Omphalos, Delphi, Greece.

 Omphalos, Delphi, Greece.

Among the Ancient Greeks, it was a widespread belief that Delphi was the center of the world. According to the myth, Zeus, in his attempt to locate the center of the earth, launched two eagles from the two ends of the world, and the eagles, starting simultaneously and flying at equal speed, crossed their paths above the area of Delphi. From this point, Zeus threw a stone from the sky, and it fell at Delphi, which since then was considered to be the center of the world, the omphalos – “navel of the earth”.

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