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First Olympic Games , The

by Jean Richards

  • 138 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Greece,
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Olympic games,
  • Olympics,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10903897M
    ISBN 100761313117
    ISBN 109780761313113
    OCLC/WorldCa42437074

      Gr 3–5—These attractive additions to Capstone's ongoing "First Facts" books offer introductory facts about life in ancient Greece. The books are divided into brief "chapters" that provide a paragraph of text about a topic, such as education or food, on one side and a Pages: L. The year the first modern Olympics were held. M. This woman was the first Canadian figure skater to win an Olympic gold medal. N. The first man to win the 5,meter, 10,meter, and marathon races in the same Olympics. O. The year the first Winter Olympic Games were held. P. A French skier won three Olympic gold medals during the ’s.

      The first Olympic Games had achieved major importance in Greece by the end of the 6th century BCE. They began to lose popularity when Greece was conquered by Rome in the 2nd century BCE, and the Games were officially abolished about CE because of their pagan associations. The Olympics were revived in the late 19th century, with the first. 14 hours ago  Becca Meyers wants more Paralympic gold and an Olympic Trials spot Aug am Matt Stutzman, the Armless Archer, motivated by Rio equipment malfunction Aug am Tatyana.

    Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Olympic Games Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The first Olympic Games of which there is record were held in B.C., and consisted of one event, a great foot race of about yards held on a plain by the River Alpheus (now the Ruphia) just outside the little town of Olympia in was from that date the Greeks began to keep their calendar by “Olympiads,” the four-year spans between the celebrations of the famous games.


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First Olympic Games , The by Jean Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kat Thacker does your bookshelf a favor with these illustrations. By using the styles and motifs found on ancient Greek artifacts, the book becomes a teacher of Greek culture, as well as a historical story of the beginning of the Olympic games.

(A little grisly - dismemberment and beheadings.) This one is a keeper.5/5(3). The First Olympics book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

While visiting the site of the ancient Olympic games in Greece on /5. The First Olympic Games book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Pelops, grandson of Zeus, wins the hand of Hippodamia by bea 4/5. The first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to Olympia in BC. Full of blood, passion and extraordinary feats of athletic endeavour, the Olympic Games were the sporting, social and cultural highlight of the Ancient Greek calendar for almost 12 centuries.

The first stadium, a simple affair using the natural embankments of the surrounding hills, remained within the deified area too. The discovery of more than wells dating to this time indicates that even this early in the life of the Olympic Games, they attracted considerable attention.

The ancient Olympic Games were originally a festival, or celebration, of and for Zeus; events such as a footrace, a javelin contest, and wrestling matches were added Olympic Games (Ancient Greek: Ὀλύμπια, Olympia, "the Olympics"; also Ὀλυμπιάς, Olympias, "the Olympiad") were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the.

The athletes’ oath was first sworn at the Olympic Games in Antwerp. Official Oath by: The officials' oath at The book Olympic Summer Games was first sworn in in Munich. First place winners were awarded a silver medal, an olive branch and a diploma.

Those in second place were given a copper medal, a branch of laurel and a diploma. The game features various purchasable items that will assist you on your quest to become the triumphant winner of The First Olympic Tidy Up. games. videos. New Games Next in Newest Games Next addition in Best New Games Best games from last 2 months.

Athens hosts the first of the modern Olympic Games. The world gathered to celebrate sporting achievement. A large cast of athletes came from various countries, including a contingent from Harvard and Princeton who won the hearts of the Athenians as they won most of the first Reviews: 2. The BAA athletes dominated the first Olympic Games, winning six of the 11 first-place track-and-field medals accrued by the U.S.

team (there was no “going for the gold” in the first Olympics. The First Olympic Games Library Binding – June 1, by Barbara Christesen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Barbara Christesen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 4/5(1). Originally broadcast inThe First Olympics: Athens tells the story of the first modern Olympic games. Pierre de Coubertin (Louis Jourdan) has a dream of starting the Olympics games once again since they were abandoned by the ancient Greeks.

Seeking to start a new tradition in Athens, he and others seek to recruit the best athletes /5(). The First Olympics (Choose Your Own Adventure #77) Paperback – February 1, by Ben M.

Baglio (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. Bring the excitement of the Olympic Games to your classroom.

Use these resources and lessons to teach students about the origins of the Games more than 3, years ago in ancient Greece and how the modern Olympics have developed since their revival in the late 19th century.

The first known Olympics were held in the summer of B.C. at Olympia, a site in southern Greece where people went to worship their gods.

In fact, the Olympics were created in honor of ancient Greece’s most famous god: Zeus, king of the es prayed to. Explore our list of Olympics Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

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From Athens to Tokyo The first book featuring the identity of every Olympic Games. Students learn about both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games as they read and complete activities in the curriculum, so you will need one book per child.

The book features full-color photographs and historic black-and-white photographs of Olympic athletes, competitions, and host cities. Each lesson takes about minutes. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in According to theswimming is “one of only four disciplines to have been retained, appearing in every summer.

Choose Your Own First Adventure. These books were published between and and were aimed at very young readers. Each book contains one central choice for the reader to make. Little Owl Leaves the Nest by Marcia Leonard; Little Pig’s Birthday.

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Click [show] for the full book report for Book:Olympic Games.America's First Olympics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. America in was a nation bristling with energy and confidence /5.The first Olympic Games The year is BC, and in Athens the first Olympic Games are about to start, the festivities have begun with a feast and sacrifices for the gods.

The Olympic Spirit was a key part of their was the one-time cultures from all of Greece .