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" The contests carried on at these games consisted of exhibitions displaying almost every • mode of bodily activity ; they included races on foot, and with horses and chariots ; contests in leaping, throwing, wrestling, and boxing, and some in which several... "
A History of Greece - Page 374
by Connop Thirlwall - 1835 - 3394 pages
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A History of Greece, Volume 1

Connop Thirlwall - Greece - 1845
...skill, which, from time to time, were multiplied so as a include almost every mode of displaying bodiy activity. They included races on foot and with horses...leaping, throwing, wrestling, and boxing ; and some in _ which several of these exercises were com'bined, but no combats with any kind of weapon. The equestrian...
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A history of Greece, from the earliest times to the destruction of Corinth ...

Leonhard Schmitz, Connop Thirlwall - Greece - 1851 - 541 pages
...The contests carried on at these games consisted of exhibitions displaying almost every • mode of bodily activity ; they included races on foot, and...combined ; but no combats with any kind of weapon. The contests in the chariot race were naturally confined to the wealthy, but the greatest part were open...
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A history of Greece, from the earliest times to the destruction of Corinth ...

Leonhard Schmitz, Connop Thirlwall (bp. of St. David's.) - 1856
...god. The contests carried on at these games consisted of exhibitions displaying almost every mode of bodily activity ; they included races on foot, and...combined ; but no combats with any kind of weapon. The contests in the chariot race were naturally confined to the wealthy, but the greatest part were open...
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Ancient History: From the Remotest Times to the Overthrow of the Western ...

Leonhard Schmitz - History, Ancient - 1898 - 579 pages
...these games in honor of the Olympian Zeus consisted of exhibitions displaying almost every mode of bodily activity ; they included races on foot, and...combined, but no combats with any kind of weapon. Towns and families regarded it as the highest honor for one of their members to gain a victory in any...
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Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 5

George Jotham Hagar - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...festival of the Greeks, which were instituted for the exhibition of various trials of strength and skill, included races on foot, and with horses and chariots, contests in leaping, throwing, boxing, and wrestling. In the games described by Homer valuable prizes were offered, but after the...
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