Panhellenic Games

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"Panhellenic Games" is the collective term for four separate sports festivals held in ancient Greece.wikipedia
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Ancient Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games (, Olympia, "the Olympics"; also Ὀλυμπιάς, Olympias, "the Olympiad") were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of ancient Greece.

Pythian Games

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The Pythian Games (also Delphic Games) were one of the four Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece.

Nemean Games

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The Nemean Games ( or Νέμεια) were one of the four Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece, and were held at Nemea every two years (or every third).

Delphi

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Apollo's sacred precinct in Delphi was a panhellenic sanctuary, where every four years, starting in 586 BC athletes from all over the Greek world competed in the Pythian Games, one of the four Panhellenic Games, precursors of the Modern Olympics.

Isthmian Games

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Isthmian Games or Isthmia (Ancient Greek: Ἴσθμια) were one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece, and were named after the Isthmus of Corinth, where they were held.

Zeus

Apollo

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The chief Apollonian festival was the Pythian Games held every four years at Delphi and was one of the four great Panhellenic Games.

Stadion (running race)

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The main events at each of the games were chariot racing, wrestling, boxing, pankration, stadion and various other foot races, and the pentathlon (made up of wrestling, stadion, long jump, javelin throw, and discus throw).
Stadion or stade was an ancient running event, part of the Ancient Olympic Games and the other Panhellenic Games.

Pentathlon

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The main events at each of the games were chariot racing, wrestling, boxing, pankration, stadion and various other foot races, and the pentathlon (made up of wrestling, stadion, long jump, javelin throw, and discus throw).
The first documented pentathlon occurred in 708 BC in Ancient Greece at the Ancient Olympic Games, and was also held at the other Panhellenic Games.

Temple of Isthmia

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The Isthmian games were held at the temple to Poseidon on the Isthmus of Corinth.
It was the last location of one of the four Pan-Hellenic Games from the sixth century (around 581 BC ) to be found, and had numerous buildings constructed in its vicinity.

Pankration

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The main events at each of the games were chariot racing, wrestling, boxing, pankration, stadion and various other foot races, and the pentathlon (made up of wrestling, stadion, long jump, javelin throw, and discus throw).
There is clear evidence of this in Plato, who refers to competitors in the Panhellenic Games, with opponents numbering in the thousands.

Ancient Greece

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"Panhellenic Games" is the collective term for four separate sports festivals held in ancient Greece.

Olive wreath

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Corinthia

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Wild celery

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The Olympic games awarded a garland of olives; the Pythian games, a garland of laurel, i.e. bay leaves; the Nemean games, a crown of wild celery, and the Isthmian, a garland of pine leaves in the archaic period, one of dried celery in the Classical and Hellenistic periods, and again one of pine from then on.

Isthmus of Corinth

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The Isthmian games were held at the temple to Poseidon on the Isthmus of Corinth.

Pine

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The Olympic games awarded a garland of olives; the Pythian games, a garland of laurel, i.e. bay leaves; the Nemean games, a crown of wild celery, and the Isthmian, a garland of pine leaves in the archaic period, one of dried celery in the Classical and Hellenistic periods, and again one of pine from then on.

Olympiad

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The Olympiad was one of the ways the Greeks measured time.