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Ancient Greek games: what did people play?

By |2019-07-20T23:29:10-07:00July 6th, 2017|Greeks|

Greek games: Discobolos (the Discus Thrower) (This is a Roman copy; the Greek one didn't last) Athletic competitions The Greeks took games of all kinds very seriously, but especially physical athletic competition. The Greeks believed that their gods especially loved to see strong, fit, graceful human bodies, especially boys' and men's bodies. The [...]