Birth of the Games

Birth of the Games

Modern meets ancient in today’s Olympics
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A Roman marble copy of the famous Greek sculpture Discobolus, the discus thrower, by Myron. The original dated to 460-450 B.C.
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The stadium and track at Nemea is one of four sacred sites for the ancient Games. In the distance is a contemporary Greek Orthodox cemetery.
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A grooved marble starting block remains at the ancient stadium site in Olympia, Greece.
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Ruins of the Tholos Rotunda, dating to the 4th century B.C., were dedicated to Gaia, Earth goddess at Delphi, where the Pythian Games were contested at the Sanctuary of Apollo.
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The Temple of Apollo at Delphi.
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