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The Olympic Amusements By Mr. Warnken The Antiquated Recreations The Old Amusements were held at regular intervals as a religious celebration to respect Zeus. Olympia, a city state in the western Peloponnesus, was picked as the site. Evidently, one of Zeus' thunderbolts had struck at that area.
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The Olympic Games By Mr. Warnken

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The Ancient Games The Ancient Games were held at regular intervals as a religious celebration to respect Zeus. Olympia, a city state in the western Peloponnesus, was picked as the site. As far as anyone knows, one of Zeus’s thunderbolts had struck at that area. Requests to God, penances, and the Games were a religious\' piece celebrations

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Map of Ancient Greece

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Were ladies included? Did diverse city states and countries contend? What were the prizes? Is it genuine that the competitors contended stripped? Did contenders cheat in old times? Who contended?

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Athletes The Games were just open to Greek men. Ventured to Olympia from city states and settlements all through the Mediterranean world. Contended bare to make sure no ladies were available.

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Arete is the Greek word for fabulousness. The individuals who experienced the perfect of arete won notoriety and honor. Com peted as people for a wreath of shrub.

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Cheating Those who bamboozled at the Games were fined. The cash was utilized to assemble statues of Zeus that were recorded with the con artists name and the offense. The statues were put along the street to the passage of the Olympic Stadium.

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Ekecheiria The Greek word for “holding hands”. The Olympic Truce-an official time of peace in the Greek world. Wars stopped while competitors and onlookers from adversary city states were permitted safe section to Olympia

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Training The Greeks thought mental and physical preparing to be vital. Most Olympians worked general employments and prepared as an afterthought. Numerous competitors utilized mentors to assist them with overseeing schedules and eating routine. Fruitful Olympians were by and large remunerated well by the places where they grew up for whatever is left of their lives.

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Timeline The first Olympics were recorded in 776 BC. The Olympics proceeded until 393 AD. The Christian Roman Emperor Theodosius finished the agnostic recreations.

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Revival In 1896, the Games were resuscitated by Baron Pierre de Coubertin. The primary cutting edge Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece.

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Want to Learn More About the Olympic Movement Search the accompanying sites Ancient Games www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics Modern Games www.olympic.org/

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References www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics www.museum.upenn.edu/new/olympics/olympicintr.shtml www.olympics.org.uk/Library/Coubertin.jpg http://plato-dialogues.org/devices/greece.htm

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