Olympics Greek Style. When & Where The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC.

Download Olympics Greek Style. When & Where The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC.

Post on 15-Dec-2015

217 views

Category:

Documents

5 download

TRANSCRIPT

<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Olympics Greek Style Slide 2 When &amp; Where Slide 3 The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC. Slide 4 When &amp; Where The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC. Held at the base of Mt. Olympus.Held at the base of Mt. Olympus. Slide 5 When &amp; Where The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC. Held at the base of Mt. Olympus.Held at the base of Mt. Olympus. Originally held to honor Zeus.Originally held to honor Zeus. Slide 6 When &amp; Where The first Olympics: 776 BC.The first Olympics: 776 BC. Held at the base of Mt. Olympus.Held at the base of Mt. Olympus. Originally held to honor Zeus.Originally held to honor Zeus. Became a way to see which polis had the greatest warriors.Became a way to see which polis had the greatest warriors. Slide 7 What were the games like? The first event was a 200 yard dash.The first event was a 200 yard dash. Slide 8 What were the games like? The first event was a 200 yard dash.The first event was a 200 yard dash. Won by a cook named Coroebus of Elis. Slide 9 What were the games like? The first event was a 200 yard dash.The first event was a 200 yard dash. Won by a cook named Coroebus of Elis. Two types of a running events, fully armored and nude.Two types of a running events, fully armored and nude. Slide 10 What were the games like? Other events included spear throwing (javelin throw), wrestling, discus, long jump, boxing, chariot racing, and pankrationOther events included spear throwing (javelin throw), wrestling, discus, long jump, boxing, chariot racing, and pankration Slide 11 What were the games like? Other events included spear throwing (javelin throw), wrestling, discus, long jump, boxing, chariot racing, and pankrationOther events included spear throwing (javelin throw), wrestling, discus, long jump, boxing, chariot racing, and pankration Very few team events.Very few team events. Slide 12 Who could compete? Only men where allowed to compete in the original games.Only men where allowed to compete in the original games. Slide 13 Who could compete? Only men where allowed to compete in the original games.Only men where allowed to compete in the original games. Women werent even allowed to watch the games (men competed in the nude).Women werent even allowed to watch the games (men competed in the nude). Slide 14 Who could compete? Only men where allowed to compete in the original games.Only men where allowed to compete in the original games. Women werent even allowed to watch the games (men competed in the nude).Women werent even allowed to watch the games (men competed in the nude). Even though women were not allowed to compete, there was one woman that won an event. HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN!?Even though women were not allowed to compete, there was one woman that won an event. HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN!? Slide 15 What did she win? The woman won a chariot race because she was the horses owner.The woman won a chariot race because she was the horses owner. Slide 16 Winning! Victors received a crown of olive branches. Slide 17 Winning! Regarded as heroes in their cities. Slide 18 Winning! Victors received a crown of olive branches. Regarded as heroes in their cities. In most polis, the hero would be given a parade, and a new entrance would be made in the citys wall. (except for Sparta, WHY?) </p>

Recommended

View more >