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Ancient/Modern Olympic Games

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Grace Mulheran

on 20 February 2014

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EARLY VICTORY CEREMONIES
The games today are even more popular than the ancient games. Today, there are so many more events that men and women can compete in.
TODAYS GAMES
Today, there are 302 events people can compete in. There are 165 men events, 127 women events, and 10 mixed events. There is even an Olympics just for people with disabilities called the Paralympics.
THE SPORTS
Any questions?
PRESENTED BY KEVIN JORDAN AND GRACE MULHERAN
DRIVING QUESTION
The winner of the competition was considered legend. A greek judge award the victor with a palm branch, wreath crown, and special treatment from the gods.
THE EARLY GAMES
The first Olympic Games were a one-day event in 776 B.C. Later, the the games were extended to 5 days in the 5th century.
How is Ancient Greece living in your modern world?
Ancient/Modern Olympic Games
Why have the Olympics continued to play an important role in our world for so long?
ESSENTIAL QUESTION
Running
Long jump
Shot put
Javelin
Boxing
Pankration
Equestrian event
THE ANCIENT SPORT EVENTS
Women started competing in Olympics in 1900
Multiple games were canceled due to wars
Married women were not allowed to participate in or even watch the ancient games, if they were caught doing so, they would be prosecuted.
FUN FACTS
REFERENCES
ANCIENT & MODERN
STADIUMS
http://www.olympic.org/ancient-olympic-games?tab=the-sports-events
http://www.topendsports.com/events/summer/women.htm
http://www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicorgins.shtml
ANCIENT
MODERN
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