is the statue of the god in whose honor the Ancient Olympic games were held. It
was located on the land that gave its very name to the Olympics. At the time of
the games, wars stopped, and athletes came from Asia minor, Syria, Egypt, and
Sicily to celebrate the Olympics and to worship their king of gods, Zeus.
is located at the ancient town of Olympia, on the west coast of modern Greece,
about 150 km west of Athens.