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The Ancient Greek Olympics


Book Description
The ancient Greeks were famous for their love of competition and athleticism. Their most important sporting festival, held at Olympia and honoring Zeus, became the inspiration for our modern Olympic games. It was open to the citizens of every Greek polis, and became so important, that all warfare had to be suspended for its duration.
This book runs through the entire five-day session of the a... More
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingDigital (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B000WN3HAK
Publication Date02/10/2000
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About Richard Woff (Author) : Richard Woff is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Richard Woff include A Pocket Dictionary of Ancient Greek Heroes and Heroines, The Britis... more
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