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Architectural model of the enclosure of the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece.

Olympia, Greece is "twinned with:[16]

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  1. Buildings and monuments in Olympia have been selected numerous times as main motif of collectors' coins. One of the recent samples is the €100 Greek "Crypt of Olympia commemorative coin, minted in 2003 to commemorate the "2004 Summer Olympics. In the obverse of the coin, the Crypt of Olympia is depicted. The crypt is a long and narrow vaulted passage through which the athletes and judges entered the Stadium, signifying the opening of the games.


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  2. ^ Bickerman, E. J. (1982). Chronology of the ancient world (2nd ed., 2nd print. ed.). Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. p. 75. "ISBN "0-8014-1282-X. 
  3. ^ a b c Olympics through Time: Geometric and Archaic
  4. ^ a b Olympics through Time: Classical
  5. ^ Olympics through Time: Hellenistic
  6. ^ a b Olympics through Time: Roman
  7. ^ "Olympia Hypothesis: Tsunamis Buried the Cult Site On the Peloponnese". Science Daily. July 11, 2011. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 
  8. ^ Sherry Marker, "Where Athletes Once Ran" in the New York Times, July 18, 2004.
  9. ^ Gates, Charles (2003). Ancient cities: the archaeology of urban life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece and Rome. Psychology Press. p. 234. 
  10. ^ a b c d Olympia at the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
  11. ^ http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/1f910496-f0b7-11d8-a553-00000e2511c8.html#axzz4H1SrUZM5
  12. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2004/aug/19/athensolympics2004.athletics2
  13. ^ David C. Young (1996). The Modern Olympics – A Struggle for Revival. The Johns Hopkins University Press. "ISBN "0-8018-5374-5. 
  14. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  15. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  16. ^ a b "Twinnings" (PDF). Athens: Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2015-06-16. 

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