The Olympics and Philosophy

The Olympics and Philosophy

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It is said the champions of the ancient Olympic Games received a crown of olive leaves, symbolizing a divine blessing from Nike, the winged goddess of victory. While the mythology of the ancient games has come to exemplify the highest political, religious, community, and individual ideals of the time, the modern Olympic Games, by comparison, are widely known as an international, bi-annual sporting event where champions have the potential to earn not only glory for… (more)

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Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky (June 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 308 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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