Olympia: gods, artists and athletes

  • 193 Pages
  • 4.88 MB
  • English
Praeger , New York
Olympics, Art -- Greece, Olympia (Greece : Ancient sanct
StatementEnglish translation [from the German] by Gerald Onn.
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22804854M
ISBN 10269670157
LC Control Number68008255

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Get this from a library. Olympia; gods, artists, and athletes. [Ludwig Drees; Gerald Onn, (Translator)] -- Survey of the ancient Olympic games as they originated in religious cult, the competitive tradition that developed, and the reflection of both in Greek art.

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World of Books USA was founded in Seller Rating: % positive. Olympia: gods, artists and athletes / Ludwig Drees. Drees, Ludwig. Edited by Pall Mall - cop. An account of the dramatic rise of Ancient Greek athletics, centering around its crowning achievement, the Olympic Games.

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Olympia, Gods, Artists and Athletes. Drees, Ludwig., 16 color plates, 82 b/w plates, 40 figures in the text, maps.(illus.) Place Published: New York Publisher. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, proudly presents the original Olympics in all their sweaty, heroic glory. Like today, sports were a vital part of daily life in ancient Greece.

“Games for the Gods” unearths the original traditions of athletics, highlighting both the fascinating similarities and the jarring differences between the ancient ways and our own. scholiasts on Lucian (in Rabe’s book, Scholia in Lucianum, pp, 78), one from the 11th century and the other from the 14th, attribute the abolishment of the games to the reign of Theodosius II (mentioned by Drees in his Olympia: Gods, Artists, and Athletes p).

The scholiasts say that this wasFile Size: KB. Olympia. Gods, Artists and Athletes. London. Pall Mall Press. has been cited by the following article: Article. The First Fatal Incident of Pangration/Pankration. Nikitas N. Nomikos 1, in the elbow joint and the outcome of the athlete due to hypoxia or anoxia.

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Based on the philosophy of Ayn. The superheroes who bring most visitors to Olympia are not gods and artists but ancient athletes. Remnants of the city’s games, inaugurated in B.C., are copious; the stadium, gymnasium, training hall, and dormitories are scattered around the foot.

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AGLAEA (Aglaia) The goddess of beauty and adornment. She was one of the three Charites and the wife of the god Hephaestus. AEGLE (Aigle) The goddess of the radiant glow of good health.

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Olympia (Peloponnese): The superheroes who bring most visitors to Olympia are not gods and artists but ancient athletes. Remnants of the city’s games, inaugurated in B.C., are copious; the stadium, gymnasium, training hall, and dormitories are scattered around the foot of the Kronion Hill.

culture. Centuries of worship and activity at Olympia defined this Sanctuary as one of the most important in all of Greece. I Anthanasia and Nicolaos Yalouris, Olympia: The Museum and The Sanctuary (Athens: Ekdotike Athenon S.A., ) 7. 2 Ludwig Drees, Olympia: Gods, Artists, and Athletes (New York: Frederick A.

Praeger, ) 6. The Illustrated Book of Myths: Tales and Legends of the World by Neil Philip. Let the Games Begin. by Maya Ajmera. Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece by David Kennett. Bulletin Board Olympic Readers.

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Games for the gods: the Greek athlete and the Olympic spirit / by: Herrmann, John. Published: () Sport in the Greek and Roman worlds / Published: (). Zeus, King of the Greek Gods, was said to have taken up residence in Olympia around BC when the Eleans conquered the surrounding area.

The fearsome deity marked his ascension by hurling a thunderbolt into the sacred grove from his home atop Mount Olympus. The city state of Elis, the administrative centre of which was about a day’s walk. Drees, Olympia: Gods, Artists and Athletes (0. Broneer) Duliere, La Mosaique des Amazones (V.

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In addition to the pre-existing religious shrines and altars, a vast complex of buildings and structures was constructed at Olympia to accommodate the growing number of sports and athletes.

Chariot races, first run in B.C., were held in the hippodrome. Boxers and wrestlers trained in the Palaestra, which was adjacent to the gymnasium. Works cited - Ancient Greece. Buxton, R. G. A. The Complete World of Greek : Thames & Hudson,   The Olympic Games have ancient origins. In Ancient Greece, a pan-Hellenic games was held at Olympia every four years, allowing athletes to demonstrate their skills, along with poets, artists, and playwrights.

The ancient Olympics also had a strong religious aspect, with attendees holding sacrifices and religious services throughout the games. For more than a millennium, the ancient Olympics captured the imaginations of the Greeks, until a Christianized Rome terminated the competitions in the fourth century AD.

But the Olympic ideal did not die and this book is a succinct history of the ancient Olympics and their modern resurgence. Classics professor David Young, who has researched the subject for over 25 years, reveals how the 5/5(1).