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Games - pan-Hellenic games, held at Olympia every 4 years
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Demosthenes attends the Olympic games as an envoy of the Athenians.
inting of the marriage of Alexander and Roxane at the Olympic games.
Satyrus of Elis wins two Olympic victories for boxing.
pancration contest at the Olympic games and all the other major
enarces of Stratus wins the pancration contest at the Olympic Games.
wins the pancration at the Olympic games, and at all the other game
The Olympic victors include two men who have won prizes at all the
bine of Ptolemy, wins the Olympic prize in the race for pairs
Philinus of Cos wins a total of five Olympic victories for running.
Cratinus of Aegeira wins the Olympic prize for boys' wrestling.
polemus of Lycia wins the first one-horse race at the Olympic Games.
sidamus of Messene wins the pancration contest at the Olympic Games.
tomachus of Thebes wins the pancration contest at the Olympic Games.
Elis is the first man to win Olympic victories in both the wrestling
contest for boys is held at the Olympic Games for the first time.
the wrestling contest at the Olympic Games, after taking hold of his
Aristomenes of Rhodes is Olympic victor in both the wrestling and the
the prizes for wrestling and the pancration at the Olympic Games.
Olympic victor in the boys' stadion race: Epaenetus of Argos
The main events at the Olympic Games are cancelled, because the athle
list of winners at the Olympic games, including Hecatomnos in three
both the wrestling and the pancration contests at the Olympic games.
wins the wrestling contest at the Olympic games, for a second time.
isa at the season of the Olympic festival make peace, so
man and who loved the Olympic and Pythian games and who
jerkin, was watching the Olympic Games and a storm of rain
ares which had won three Olympic victories; Euagoras the
ian games. * & The Olympic victor Nicophon son of Tryphon
the house which in the Olympic games & Has thrice borne
the rhapsodist, at the Olympic games, recited the Purifi
hat establishment of the Olympic games from which the firs
what Pindar says in his Olympic Odes [ Ol_1.50-52 ], wher
nguish themselves in the Olympic games, can bear the blows
himself victor at the Olympic games over all mankind-in
ten won victories at the Olympic games in the last lap,
nes in .... of the Olympic Victors, talking about the 116t
Greeks established the first Olympic games [776 B.C.].
oponnese, and he organised the Olympic games. After Acrisi
institution of the Olympic Games It is necessary to say
Euseb]:Chron_* 197-201 *
won the pentathlon at three Olympic games. The Carneia,
first and only man to win 12 Olympic crowns over four
stadion race at the next Olympic games, the 250th Olympiad
lympiad] [Victors in the Olympic games:] [Pythagoras] of
th, as far as the glory of the Olympic games reached. [427
species of exercises at the Olympic games. [7.3] & &
yrians, the other in the Olympic games, to which he had
Greece, assembled at the Olympic games, had excited a grea
son of Lychnis in the great Olympic contest too. * &
ur, hissed at him in the Olympic games, What then, said
that had overcome in the Olympic and Pythian games, And
be, a conqueror in the Olympic games, or the crier that
ere commended for managing the Olympic games honourably.
ivered an oration at the Olympic games, in which he endeav
a time present at the Olympic games, and hearing Lamach
"Do you wish to see the Olympic contest?" The youth repli
he went in, wearing his Olympic crown of victory, and,
(c. 280) Thessalians at the Olympic festival, during the gam
P 41 } & On an Olympic victor; quoted by Arist:Rhet_13
ikophon son of Tryphon - Olympic victor and high pr
(182) tests equal to the Olympic games - [and also] to
(182) est, and equal to the Olympic games for the gymnast
(c. 266-260) s as equivalent to the Olympic Games; therefore [wi
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