VV 11. Az olimpiák

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The champions and the tunnel - Olympia, Greece

The champions and the tunnel - Olympia, Greece

Statue of Zeus at Olympia by Wonders _, via Flickr  (7 Wonders of the Ancient World)

Statue of Zeus at Olympia by Wonders _, via Flickr (7 Wonders of the Ancient World)

The first Olympics ( which may have begun as far back as the 9th century B.C.) 3,000 years ago evolved out of a religious festival honoring Zeus. The idea behind the Olympics was twofold: to exhibit the talents and development of young citizens and to bring Greeks together in a friendly, diplomatic setting ( sort of like an ancient United Nations Summit ).

How the First Olympics Worked

The first Olympics ( which may have begun as far back as the 9th century B.C.) 3,000 years ago evolved out of a religious festival honoring Zeus. The idea behind the Olympics was twofold: to exhibit the talents and development of young citizens and to bring Greeks together in a friendly, diplomatic setting ( sort of like an ancient United Nations Summit ).

Olympia, Greece. The site of the first EVER olympics in 776BC. I raced a friend on the track here and won a crown made of olive branches. Such amazing memories!

Olympia, Greece. The site of the first EVER olympics in 776BC. I raced a friend on the track here and won a crown made of olive branches. Such amazing memories!

Olympia, Greece- The place where the Olympics started, I have never felt so elated as when I ran on the track the ancient Greeks ran on all those years ago.

Olympia, Greece- The place where the Olympics started, I have never felt so elated as when I ran on the track the ancient Greeks ran on all those years ago.

Olympia, Greece. They allow you to walk all the way down to the stage and imagine what the orators saw.

Olympia, Greece. They allow you to walk all the way down to the stage and imagine what the orators saw.

Athlete on ancient greek olympics games

Athlete on ancient greek olympics games

Játék és győzelem

Játék és győzelem

Ókori játékok

Ókori játékok

Ókori olimpiák

Ókori olimpiák


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