ANCH026_Lecture06

1 8 olympic victors and cheaters reconstruction

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Unformatted text preview: blend harmoniously for the son of Aenesidamus the embroidered song of the lyre and the cry of the flutes with the arrangement of words… Pindar, Olympics 3.1-8 Olympic Victors … and cheaters Reconstruction Statue bases Women and athletic competitions THE GAMES Running events •  •  •  •  Stadion (c. 192 meter = 209 yards) Diaulus (2 lengths of the stadion) Dolichos (c. 5 km = 3.1 miles) Hoplitodromos Attic Lekythos, ca. 550 BCE THE GAMES Running events •  •  •  •  Stadion (c. 192 meter = 209 yards) Diaulus (2 lengths of the stadion) Dolichos (c. 5 km = 3.1 miles) Hoplitodromos THE GAMES Running events Combat events •  Boxing •  Pankration Pankration Tapping out THE GAMES Running events Combat events Pentathlon (long jump, discus, foot race, javelin throw and wrestling) Pair of stone halteres, c. 5th century BCE THE GAMES Running events Combat events Pentathlon Equestrian events Charioteer of Delphi, 478-474 BCE Victorious athletes sacrificing, Athenian stamnos, 5th century BCE...
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