In today's world many countries fight over the right to hold the olympic games. Countries love to hold bragging rights of the games and welcome all the tourism associated with the games. The olympics are not a new thing. “According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were staged on the ancient plains of Olympia.
India is one of the first established civilizations in the world. Dating back from over 75,000 years ago, it started to create its own history from the first human beings on earth. Based in the Indus Valley(Harappan) Region, the first inhabitants developed essential skills they would later use for trade like handicrafts, metallurgy, and building. They also made agriculture their way of life because of the prosperous Indus River located in the heart of India. Historical timeline for this incredible civilization started early, they were able to establish themselves well before their first encounter with the Aryans(1500 B.C.).
Pottery: It could be regarded as the earliest chemical process in which materials were mixed, moulded and fired to achieve desirable qualities. Thousands of pieces of pottery were found in the Rajasthan desert, varied in shape, size and colour. They show that prehistoric people knew the art of making pottery by using burnt clay. Coloured and wheel made pottery was found at Harappa. Pottery was decorated with various designs including geometric and floral patterns as well as human and animals figures.
It lasted for over 3000 years from 3150 BCE to 30 BCE. ➢ Writing ○ They wrote in hieroglyphics. ○ Papyrus Sheets Compare to Egypt Civilization Continue... ➢ Mathematics ○ The Egyptians needed a good understanding of mathematics and geometry to build the pyramids and other large buildings. They also used math and numbers to keep track of business transactions. For numbers they used a decimal system.
1.2. Gymnastics: A Historical Overview Gymnastics as a sport has been around for over two thousand years now. Gymnastics can trace its roots all the way back to the ancient Greeks, and has been included in the Olympics since the first modern Games in 1896. The earliest Olympic competitions most closely align with today's men's artistic gymnastics (MAG); indeed, at the time, all participants were male, and competed on events like parallel bars and high bar, though the rope climb was an event then (and is no longer one) [Russell, 2013]. The Ancient Greeks practiced gymnastics as a way to prepare for war.
These monumental pyramids built for the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure housed the royal mummies and their wordly effects thought to protect and be used by the kings in their afterlife. Even though The Three Pyramids have been looted many times they have still found hieroglyphics and some surviving artifacts such as jewelry, furniture and more house apparel. It has helped our archaeologists learn more about Ancient Egypt and its daily
Games and sports have been around for thousands of years. The Egyptians ' senet is the earliest example of a board game and dates back to 3000 B.C. The first traces of competitive sports also go back to the Egyptians around 2000 B.C. In an Egyptian tomb at Beni Hasan, archeologists found numerous wrestling pictures depicting many holds and moves that are still used today. The benefits of sports in the development of children is well documented.
Competition 1. What is the “ideology of competition”? Where does it come from? Describe some of the ways in which you compete in your daily life. (200 words) Since the early childhood till the death, human beings are facing and dealing with competition.
Man has always been the main factor and influencer in the world civilization. God has created us all to build up this world and to spread knowledge and peace over it. We are in the twenty first century, a time when we should have known and studied all science and types of human cultures; but we still need to know more about the past. Till now scientists and archeologists excavate the past and still find new amazing things. Some amazing historical phenomena need explanations like the pyramids in Egypt.
Team sports may have developed to train and prove the capability to fight and work together as a team. The history of sports can teach us about social changes, and how much society schools, sports and extracurricular have changed since then. Sports in the 1900ś haven´s changed too much. Different sports are played all over the world as hobbies, careers or as a part of fitness regimes. Some sports have grown to be more popular than others, attracting millions of fans.