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  Olympia   - a town in Elis, Greece; the site of the Olympic games
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270/18c of Ptolemy and Arsinoē, dedicated by Callicrates at Olympia.
265/19b Syll_433, a statue of Areus, dedicated by Ptolemy at Olympia.
169/35a Syll_649, a statue of Philippus at Olympia.
167/15a Syll_650, the inscription from a statue of Cn.Octavius at Olympia.
143/15 Syll_686, the base of a statue of Polybius at Olympia.
100/19a Syll_713, an inscription from a statue of Marius at Olympia.
86/13 ulla despoils the temples at Olympia, Epidaurus, and Delphi, and stea
52/75 The statue of Zeus at Olympia is struck by lightning.
    Within translations:
Aelian:NA_6.1   lory - the wild olive of Olympia, the Isthmian pine, and
Aelian:NA_7.8   tizen. And when at Olympia Anaxagoras,* likewise clad
Aelian:NA_11.8   asion of the festival at Olympia , the flies absent themse
Aelian:NA_12.40   his horses which had won at Olympia a magnificent funer
Aelian:NA_14.18   of the bronze mare at Olympia: horses fall madly in lov
Alcaeus_12.64   of one mind with me. * & At Olympia. [16.5] & { G-P 5
AnthPal_9.21   of Nemean Zeus and to Olympia to win the Arcadian olive
AntipThes_6.256   Milesian giant not even Olympian Zeus saw without trembli
Athen_4.154   alogue of the Victors at Olympia, that the Etruscans used
Athen_6.237   ewards as those & Who at Olympia bear the palm of victory
Athen_10.412   wine. And once at Olympia he took a four year old bull
Athen_10.413   & Before the altar of Olympian Zeus; & For there he bor
Athen_11.479   temple of the Metapontines at Olympia writes as follows : "The
Athen_12.522   of the famous games at Olympia; for watching the time
Athen_12.534   he came to Athens from Olympia, he offered up two pictures,
Athen_13.561   the Eleans celebrate the Olympian festivals, and the Rhodi
Athen_13.573   orinthian, when going to Olympia to the games, vowed that
Athen_13.578   uch athletes, victors at Olympia." & [579] They say again
Athen_13.591   aemonian courtesan named Olympia; [592] as Nicias the Nica
Athen_14.620   Dicaearchus in his History of Olympia. And Jason, in the
Cic:DeOr_3.127   who, when he came to Olympia, at the time of the
Cic:Tusc_2.46   and young men at Olympia, and barbarians in the
Demetr:Eloc_187   enter for the races at Olympia, `Alexander, race along
Demetr:Eloc_260   saying of Diogenes at Olympia, when (at the conclusion
Diod_38.7   famous temple of Zeus at Olympia; from the last of these
Hieron:Chron_1965   in Ar.] The statue of Zeus at Olympia was struck by light
Joseph:BJ_1.414   not less than that of Zeus at Olympia, which it was made
Lucill_11.79   itting as hard as in the Olympian fights, and he dreads
Lucill_11.258   rae he still has left. * & The Olympian Zeus. [11.259] &
Nepos_001.   to be proclaimed victor at Olympia; even to appear on the
Nepos_7.6   beforeexcept to victors at Olympia. He received these tokens
OGIS_151   (142-131)   rus, was dedicated to Olympian Zeus by the Achaeans
Philip_16.52   the sands of Libya. * & i.e. Olympia. [16.81] & { G-P
Philip_16.81   the Statue of Zeus at Olympia Either God came from Heav
Philoch_121   statue of Zeus, which is at Olympia. After completing
Phld:Epigr_6.246   son of Lychnis in the great Olympian contest too. * &
Phylarch_3   front of the altar of Zeus at Olympia. Book 4 [4] & Athen
Plin:HN_4.14   Pylus is the shrine of Olympian Zeus, which owing to the
Plin:HN_4.22   Epidauros and 68 miles from Olympia through Arcadia to Argos. (The
Plin:HN_6.214   Malea, Argos, Laconia, Elis, Olympia and Messenia in the
Plin:HN_7.86   Sybaris was heard of at Olympia on the day on which
Plin:HN_7.119   his son's being victorious at Olympia, the whole of Greece followed
Plin:HN_7.152   won all his matches at Olympia and was only once beaten,
Plin:HN_7.205   Isthmus and by Hercules at Olympia wrestling by Pytheus, the sport
Plin:HN_8.82   and returned a winner from Olympia. [83] Moreover it is popularly
Plin:HN_34.16   contests and particularly those at Olympia, where it was the custom
Plin:HN_34.36   still to exist at Athens, Olympia and Delphi. [37] What mortal
Plin:HN_34.59   which is on show at Olympia; and, in the same place,
Plin:HN_35.62   that he advertised it at Olympia by displaying his own name
Plin:HN_35.139   All-round Bout pancration at Olympia 'without raising any dust,'
Plin:HN_36.100   by pure chance, while at Olympia it is produced artificially in
Plut:Agis_11   by an oracle from Delphi or Olympia. Lysander, affirmi
Plut:Demetr_11   sacrifices to Delphi and Olympia, in the name of the Greek
Plut:Mor_191   the Oracle of Zeus in Olympia, which was to his satisfa
SelPap_2.306   nile contest, held as at Olympia, in the colony of S
Simonid_13.14   did he conquer at Olympia, thrice at Delphi, twice at the
Simonid_16.2   the boy who conquered at Olympia, the dexterous charioteer
Simonid_16.24   on his knees. * & a stream at Olympia. [16.26] & { P 2
Syll_303   (333-323)   of Asia, dedicated this to Olympian Zeus. → in
Syll_402   (246/5)   e time as the theoroi [to Olympia] are appointed.
Syll_421   (272-260)   ans, and by both jointly at Olympia and Delphi and
Syll_524   (early 3rd cent.)   ages to Delphi and Olympia, the men of Seteia s
Syll_680   (c. 143)   sul of the Romans, to Olympian Zeus,   on acco
THI_124   (c. 216)   her shall be set up at Olympia; money for the expen


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