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    History of the Olympics

    Actually the "ancient" olympics
    Just thought Id pass this on to anyone who is interested.
    http://www.teach12.com/ttcx/August2008Lecture.aspx
    You can get 2 free 30 minute lectures by a history prof about
    the history of the olympics. Ive listened to the first one so far and
    its pretty interesting.

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    Bump-

    Just in case some more of you want to check this out.

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    Cool. I'll hafta check it out.

    IIRC, the original Olympics were performed naked, too.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mariah View Post
    Transcendental enumeration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trsidn View Post
    Cool. I'll hafta check it out.

    IIRC, the original Olympics were performed naked, too.
    Yes- the prof explains that other cultures at the same time had competitions where
    competitors wore loin cloths. The Greeks, in comparison, thought nude competing was more civilized.

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