What You May Not Know About The OLYMPICS

What You May Not Know About The OLYMPICS

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by Gale Benn
     
 

Although some historians believe the Olympic Games started more than 3,200 years ago, their first certifiable date begins in 776 B.C. when Greek calendars started to measure time by Olympiads, the four year periods between celebrations. Now they are the world’s most popular series of athletic competitions.See more details below

Overview

Although some historians believe the Olympic Games started more than 3,200 years ago, their first certifiable date begins in 776 B.C. when Greek calendars started to measure time by Olympiads, the four year periods between celebrations. Now they are the world’s most popular series of athletic competitions.

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Kathy Seguin
Enjoy this insightful read featuring little-known facts about the Olympics. Highlights include extraordinary images of select prize medals. You'll discover something about this popular event just in time for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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ISBN-13:
2940013981256
Publisher:
Oak Point Press
Publication date:
02/22/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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