How to Train Like an Ancient Greek Athlete
Even to this day, the legacy of ancient Greek athletes survives. Modern gym-goers will often comment that their goal is to get the body of a Greek god. Meanwhile, victory at the Olympic Games is regarded as the pinnacle...
The Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Temples of Olympia
The sanctuaries and temples of ancient Olympia are some of the oldest and most important in all of Ancient Greece. Forming the backdrop to so much of Greek history, it is impossible to imagine Greece at all without Olympia,...
Kyniska of Sparta, the First Female Olympian
Kyniska was a Spartan princess, she went down in history after becoming the first woman to win the Olympics of old.
What Did Ancient Greek Athletes Eat? The Diet of the Olympians
Ancient athletes accomplished many astonishing feats of sport in antiquity. But what diet fueled these ancient athletes and Olympians?
How Much Have the Olympic Games Really Changed Since Ancient Times?
The Olympic Games of the modern era were founded in 1894 when Pierre Freddy, Baron de Coubertín decided to promote an international agreement through a sports competition.
Bribery in Abundance: From Ancient Olympics to Present Rio 2016 Games
It seems that there is a constant in the Olympics that has survived the test of time over the past 2,000 years. From ancient times to the modern games, bribery has played a consistent role in the games. It's All...