The Naked Olympics

The Naked Olympics

The True Story of the Ancient Games

Book - 2004
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Ancient Greece was full of wonders, but none quite compared to the Olympic Games - the most dazzling event in the pagan world. Held without a break for over 1200 years, it remains one of the greatest institutions of the civilised world, yet little is known about its history, beyond the mythical. Piecing together ancient eyewitness accounts, this history is a fascinating mix of the familiar and the wildly exotic, exploring the often harsh conditions the spectators endured, the bizarre events that were held, and even Plato's changing room pick up' lines.'
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004
ISBN: 9780812969917
081296991X
Branch Call Number: PB 796.48 Per 3564
Characteristics: xvi, 214 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Thelander, Lesley

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