Ancient Olympic Games

Ancient Olympic Games

by Haydn Middleton

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Ancient Olympic Games by Haydn Middleton

What did Nike mean to the ancient Greeks? Which Roman emperor won Olympic prizes for singing and acting? Who became the first Olympic champion? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read about the early Games, from ancient Greece through the Roman Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780431191584
Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Olympics Series
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     4
The Fastest Men in the World     6
Fabulous Finns     8
Tiny Gymnastic Giants     10
Leaps of the Century     12
Amazing Africans     14
Soccer Stars     16
Repeat Performances     18
Pick of the Pool     20
Supreme Strongmen     22
Yesterday's Superstars     24
Winter Wonders     26
Beyond Belief     28
Glossary     30
Find Out More     31
Index     32

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Ancient Olympic Games 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book is great! it provides good information on the Ancient Olympics and everything a high school student will need to write a paper on it!