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16 May, 2023 - 22:56
Top 10 Ancient Greek Athletes and their Sporting Achievements
In Ancient Greece, there was a special emphasis placed on sports and physical prowess. After all, this civilization gave birth to the famed Olympics, which still exist today. From spear throwing,...
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18 March, 2023 - 00:02
Why Mud Wrestlers Give Up Everything for An Ancient Sport (Video)
Kushti is an ancient and revered mud-wrestling sport that has captivated sports fans in India for over 2,500 years. Today, there are many young athletes who still willingly sacrifice personal...
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26 July, 2022 - 01:59
Naked Olympics: Athletes at the Ancient Olympics Competed in the Nude
Can you imaging sitting down with the family to watch a group of naked men, with their olive oil-soaked bodies glistening in the sunshine, running around and flexing their muscles? A great deal has...
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22 February, 2018 - 01:45
Mythbusting Ancient Rome: Did Christians Ban The Ancient Olympics?
Every two years, when the Winter or Summer Olympics comes around, we hear about how the games staged at Olympia in Greece since 776 BC came to a sudden end in the late fourth century AD. The finger...
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30 November, 2017 - 22:59
Hard-Working Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Modern Elite Athletes
The first study to compare ancient and living female bones shows that women from early agricultural eras had stronger arms than the rowers of Cambridge University’s famously competitive boat club...
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5 June, 2017 - 22:25
Achieve Your “15 Minutes of Fame” & Ancient Lessons on How to be Famous: Celebrity Culture in the Ancient World
An early third century CE Greek inscription recovered from the ancient town of Oinoanda in southwest Turkey reveals that the Roman army relied on the services of Lucius Septimius Flavianus...
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10 August, 2016 - 18:40
Worshipers, Rule-Breakers and Champions: Women and the Ancient Greek Olympics
One of the aspects of culture regarded as distinctive to the ancient Greeks was their pursuit of sport. Apart from its function as the act of worship to Zeus, athletic competition, particularly at...
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23 January, 2016 - 00:49
Pankration: A Deadly Martial Art Form from Ancient Greece
Pankration was one of the most popular combat sports in ancient Greece. It combined two other popular sports of antiquity, wrestling and boxing, but kicking was allowed as well. The name Pankration...
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