Ancient olympic games
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In the month before the ancient Olympics, no wars were permitted so that spectators could travel from across Greece unharmed.
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The Games of the XXXII Olympiad take place in Tokyo this summer. Now an international competition focused primarily on athleticism, the games have evolved considerably from their roots in ancient Greece. [1¾ min read]
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Some differences between the Ancient and Modern Olympic Games – Historical articles and illustrations
This edited article about the Olympic Games originally appeared in Look and Learn issue number 758 published on 24th July 1976. The Olympic race in which Greek youths competed for the honour of lighting a sacrificial fire in honour of the Gods by Peter Jackson Although the Games of the 21st Olympiad in Montreal from […]
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Although shrouded in myth, the ancient Olympics were surprisingly similar to the modern Olympic Games.
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Today's Olympic Games may seem a thoroughly modern affair. But how did the original event compare with today's spectacle, asks Greek historian Professor Paul Cartledge.
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Olympic Games, quadrennial athletic festival that is often regarded as the world’s foremost sports competition. The ancient Olympic Games included several sports that are now part of the Summer Games program, which includes events in as many as 32 different sports. Learn more about the Olympic Games in this article.
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You probably know that the Olympic Games started in Ancient Greece, but doyou know much about the origins of the Olympic Games? Find out more here.
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