The Ancient Olympics evolved from one of only men and one champion to one of unisex competitors and many champions. The Olympics changed greatly over the years. Some are impressive changes, while others are not. The Olympics is widely known and has been a tradition for countless years. Ancient Greece’s Olympics has endured through many changes into the Modern Olympics such as traditions and many little things.
The olympics are athletic games that first started in Greece. These games were later revived and are now seen as massive global athletic events that bring the world together and are held every four years. The olympics between 1892 to 2002 brought together cultures due to bringing together nations regardless of wars while simultaneously divided nation’s teams because of countries enforcing their own political agendas onto their athletes, such as Nazi Germany making their athletes prove how Nazism is better than democracy. Women were also beginning to participate in the games and at first were barely participating in the games, economically the olympics became more and more expensive throughout the years and became a cash pit for large companies
How did the Early Olympics worked in the beginning of 1896? The Olympics started on April, 6, 1896. The ancient Games were staged in Olympics, Greece, from 776 BC through 393 Greece, AD, it took 1503 years for the Olympics to return. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece in 1896. The man responsible for its rebirth was a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin,who presented the idea in 1894.
Art and its topics are getting broader and broader and it has became a great inspiration for an artist to express his point of view. There are so many forms of art like paintings, drawings, sculptures and so on and there are so many kinds of art such as landscape art, still life art, portrait art, nude art and more. Among hundreds of topics, unclothed body is one of the greatest topic that inspires artists of all time. So what is nude art? Nude art is a piece of art work, of any kind, that content male or female or both with no clothes or with garment that covers just some little parts on their bodies.
Today’s Olympic games are the biggest multi-national pastime occurring every four years, determining who is the best athlete at a countless multitude of sports, but the original purpose for the Olympics was to celebrate the birthday of the king of Gods, Zeus. This festival was a huge celebration of the gods who watched over them, specifically Zeus, and was by far the most important festival in the ancient Greek culture. Many festivals were held in ancient Greece and all of them were important to the ancient Greek culture, but the Olympics were of much higher importance than the other festivals. The festivals of the ancient Greeks were held, for the most part, for religious purposes or as a social activity and religious aspects focused on the act of sacrificing food and wine to the gods while
Greek and Roman Timeline This timeline shows how the ancient Greek Empire fell to the Roman Empire. The Greeks fight the Persians in the Greek/Persian Wars and win in 490 BC. The temple of Athena is completed in Athens in 432 BC. The Peloponnesian Wars begin in 431 BC., and in 404 BC.
Since the dawn of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, athletes have been competing against one another for honor and physical supremacy. The Olympic Games were a sporting competition based on honor, personal improvement and success. The victors of the contest gained no financial compensation for their accomplishments, as the honor of being crowned champion, and thus earning the coveted gold medal, was sufficient motivation for all athletes. There was no lust for money or riches that propelled the athletes to train vigorously and improve their chances of winning. There was no thought of possibly cheating in order to increase chances at victory.
Sport-Purpose Reading Response “… The rules of sport provide each performer with a rare opportunity to concentrate all the energies of his being in one meaningful effort to perform task of his own choosing…” (Fraleigh 80). Watching Lebron James play in downtown Cleveland on a weeknight or weekend, this statement holds true, that fuels Lebron to play the great game of basketball. In the article sport-purpose Fraleigh discusses three concepts describing social, god, and history.
An example of a modern world connection of which relates back to Delphi is the Olympics since the modern day Olympics are a multi sport event taking place every fourth year. A huge range of sports are offered in the modern day Olympics from Swimming to volleyball etc. Olympics in the past were known as the Pythian games. The Pythian Games lasted 6 to 8 days and included not only sports but also music, poetry and drama contests and also played every 4 years. The Pythian Games were the predecessor to the Olympic Games.
This is the first year doing intersession at CCMS. intersson is an break from the work,but if you are struggling in a subject then you will be in enrichment. If you are excelling in all of your subjects, then you will be in acceleration. I think it is a great idea and I think it will help in the long run.