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Horizon. First Olympian : a Horizon special

Author: Cameron Balbirnie; John Shrapnel; British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: London, England : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 2004.
Series: VAST: academic video online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Documentary about a skeleton found in Southern Italy. The bone structure suggests the owner was an ancient athlete. Scientists explain the mystery of the tomb & the world of the ancient Olympics using dramatisation. Modern athletes from Loughborough University try to gain an insight into the events in which an ancient pentathlete competed, by testing out the equipment which they used.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Balbirnie; John Shrapnel; British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 908578057
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed January 2, 2015).
Performer(s): Narrator: John Shrapnel.
Description: 1 online resource (51 min.).
Series Title: VAST: academic video online
Other Titles: First Olympian
Responsibility: written and produced by Cameron Balbirnie.

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Documentary about a skeleton found in Southern Italy. The bone structure suggests the owner was an ancient athlete. Scientists explain the mystery of the tomb & the world of the ancient Olympics using dramatisation. Modern athletes from Loughborough University try to gain an insight into the events in which an ancient pentathlete competed, by testing out the equipment which they used.

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