Saturday, August 09, 2008

Ancient Olympics Games

Archaeology Magazine has a timely themed collection of essays up at Ancient Olympics Guide. It provides good coverage of the ancient Olympics by leading academics. It also includes articles about the games at Nemea and ancient Rome as well as a guide to the modern Olympic games in Beijing.

A few articles include:

Winning at Olympia

Myths about the Olympic Games

Reviving Nemea's Games

Perspectives from Beijing


Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Thanks for the great article, you just made it into my favourites folder.

adil said...

It’s a great article about the ancient games. It’s really informative and necessary for those, who are interested in ancient games like me. And it’s really helpful for new generation to get familiar with ancient games.

Peter Thomson