- Place Type
- deserted settlement
- Ancient religious center in NW Peloponnesus; was scene of the Olympian Games to honor Zeus, first held in 8th cen. BC; date of these games, held every 4 years, marked units in Greek calendar (Olympiads); had many temples & works by Phidias & Praxiteles.
- Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)