Ancient olympic games

Explore the rich history and traditions of the ancient Olympic Games. Learn about the origins, events, and famous athletes that made this ancient sporting event legendary.
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This edited article about the Olympic Games originally appeared in Look and Learn issue number 758 published on 24th July 1976. The Olympic race in which Greek youths competed for the honour of lighting a sacrificial fire in honour of the Gods by Peter Jackson Although the Games of the 21st Olympiad in Montreal from […]

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ERIKA Bolbinsky
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. History, Mma, Ancient Greece, Ancient Greek, Historia, Ancient, Ancient Olympics, Ancient Olympic Games, Greek Wrestling

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 derived from the ancient Greek words παν and κράτος, which implied that the winner of the sport was the one who had complete power and control of his foes. The participants were called pankratiasts.

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Leslie Van Tendeloo