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776 BCE: First athletic games in honour of Zeus are held at Olympia with one event, the stadion foot race.
460 BCE - 457 BCE: Temple of Zeus is built at Olympia with a statue of Apollo dominating the west pediment and containing the cult statue of Zeus by Phidias.
430 BCE: The cult statue of Zeus by Phidias is dedicated in the Temple of Zeus, Olympia. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
225 BCE: Philo of Byzantium records The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
395 CE: The statue of Zeus at Olympia is removed to Constantinople.
475 CE: According to the Byzantine historian Zonaras, the statue of Zeus from Olympia is destroyed by a fire in Constantinople.