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Definition: City-state that was home to the ancient Olympic Games and to the Statue of Zeus, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World.

Related Resources:
Ancient Greece
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
City of Ancient Olympia
An excellent source for investigating ancient Olympia.

Statue of Zeus at Olympia
Find out more about how this famous statue become one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World.

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