Archaeological Site of Olympia

Archaeological Site of Olympia

Olympia (Greek: Ὀλυμπία; Ancient Greek: [ˈolympia]; Modern Greek: [ˈolibia] Olympía), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history.

The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Olympic Games were in honor of Zeus.

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Olympia (Greek: Ὀλυμπία; Ancient Greek: [ˈolympia]; Modern Greek: [ˈolibia] Olympía), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history.

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