Palaestra, Olympia

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Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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The Palaestra where athletes trained and lived before events (3rd century BCE). Originally, there were 72 columns in the stoas.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Palaestra, Olympia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Palaestra, Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Palaestra, Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 29 Nov 2021.