Gymnasion of Olympia

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012

The Gymnasion was built in the second century BCE and was used as a training ground for the javelin, discus and running athletes.

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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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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Gymnasion of Olympia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/443/gymnasion-of-olympia/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Gymnasion of Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/443/gymnasion-of-olympia/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Gymnasion of Olympia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 02 Oct 2022.

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