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Ancient Greece – Bibliography

The following sites were used in compiling information for this section and offer further information. The Olympic Games – Official Olympics Pages Ancient Olympia to Athens of 1896 – Foundation of the Hellenic...
Ancient Greece – Ancient Olympics

Ancient Greece – Ancient Olympics

The Ancient Olympics were held at Olympia, one of the sacred places of the ancient god Zeus. The earliest known record of an Olympic competition is 776BCE but it is thought that some kind of event may have been held for many years before that. One legend states that...

Ancient Greece Timeline

  Date Summary Detailed Information 2000 BCE First Settlers Wandering tribes begin to settle in Greece 1600 BCE Mycenaean Greece Bronze age Greece was inhabited by the Mycenaean people. They took their name from the capital city of their land, Mycenae. 1194 BCE...