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Olympic Games: Prehistory, Antiquity, and Revival

Click on the links to learn about the history of the Olympic games in prehistory and ancient Greece as well as their revival for the modern day. Prehistory offers evidence of Olympic-type games from Minoan Crete, Myceneans, the Homeric Age, Polis, and Olympia. Click on the links at the side for topography, a short description of the monuments at ancient Olympia, 3-D reconstructions of some of the most important buildings in ancient Olympia (be sure to look at the Temple of Zeus), famous contests in ancient Greece. Don't miss the first-person account of Ariston, an athlete from the first Olympic games in Olympia.

Published by Foundation of the Hellenic World in 2000

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Grade Level(s):5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
Themes/Keywords: Olympics

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