A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics

A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics

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What was it like to attend the Olympics in 388 B.C.? Would the experience resemble Olympic festivals as we celebrate them today? This remarkable book transports us back to the heyday of the city-state and classical Greek civilization. It invites us to enter this distant, alien, but still familiar culture and discover what the Greeks did and didn't do during five thrilling days in August 2,400 years ago.

In the Olympic Stadium there were no stands, no shade—and no… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Yale University Press (April 24, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 5.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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