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Unformatted text preview: later history Roman period end of Zeus-worship preparation & opening of the Olympic festival scheduling training of athletes [Dillon 1.77] processions to festival site sacred truce [Dillon 3.25] opening ceremonies spectators sacrifices qualification purifications, oaths the Olympic events track & field: footrace, long jump, javelin, discus horseracing [Dillon 3.27] combat: boxing, wrestling, pankration pentathlon: footrace, javelin, discus, long jump, wrestling other competitions separate events for women, girls, boys non-athletic events (music, poetry) enforcing the rules: umpires, penalties [Dillon 3.47] close of the games prizes (olive, celery wreaths) return of athletes songs in honor, public support Pindar, composer of choral victory odes [Dillon 2.30, 3.8; Pomeroy pp. 167-8] not everybody is impressed [Dillon 1.78]...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course CLA 2100 taught by Professor Marks during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '07