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Scroll down to find teaching resources and information on the Ancient Olympics

Scroll down to find teaching resources and information on the Ancient Olympics


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The Olympics – 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 the…

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Olympics Timeline: A Breakdown of the Ancient Olympics

For more information on the Olympics timeline, the nature of the Ancient Olympics themselves, and other counter-intuitive facts of ancient and medieval history, see Anthony Esolen's The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization.   "No, the Ancient Greeks Weren’t Color Blind. They Justed Had Unique Ways to Describe the World" For the…

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