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Olympic Games in ancient Greece

Author: Shirley Glubok; Alfred H Tamarin
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the Olympic games as they probably occurred in 400 B.C. when they were at the height of their classic glory.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Glubok; Alfred H Tamarin
ISBN: 0060220473 9780060220471 0060220481 9780060220488
OCLC Number: 2136438
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 116 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt 1. The First Day: The Olympiad Begins --
Pt 2. The Second Day --
The Chariot Races --
The Horse Races --
The Pentathlon: Five Events --
Discus Throw --
Long Jump --
Javelin Throw --
Stade Race --
Upright Wrestling --
Pt 3. The Third Day --
The Sacrifice to Zeus --
Boys' Events --
Pt 4. The Fourth Day --
The Foot Races: Three Events --
Long Race (Dolichos) --
Stade Race --
Double Stade Race (Diaulos) --
Upright Wrestling --
Boxing --
The Pankration --
Race in Armor (Hoplite Race) --
Pt 5. The Fifth Day: The Victory Banquet --
Pt 6. The End of the Ancient Games --
Pt 7. The Modern Olympics --
Important Dates --
Responsibility: by Shirley Glubok and Alfred Tamarin.

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An account of the Olympic games as they probably occurred in 400 B.C. when they were at the height of their classic glory.

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