Palaestra, Olympia

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012

The Palaestra where athletes trained and lived before events (3rd century BCE). Originally, there were 72 columns in the stoas.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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