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date: 10 August 2020

Olympia, 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Catherine A. MorganCatherine A. Morgan, Simon HornblowerSimon Hornblower, Antony J. S. SpawforthAntony J. S. Spawforth

*panhellenic sanctuary of *Zeus located in hill country beside the river *Alpheus in *Elis.There is evidence of extensive prehistoric settlement in the vicinity including a large EH tumulus in the Altis which remained visible into the early iron age, MH houses, and Mycenaean tombs (... ...

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