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Olympic Games

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

An ancient Greek festival with athletic, literary, and musical competitions held at Olympia every four years, traditionally from 776 bc until abolished by the Roman emperor Theodosius I in...

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Hippias

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Classical Studies.

Of Elis, sophist, a younger contemporary of Protagoras. He acquired fame and wealth as a teacher and orator, claiming competence in arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, music (i.e. harmonics)...

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A Tale of Two Olympians

Shirley Anne Tate.

in Body Aesthetics

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Feminist Philosophy. 8110 words.

This chapter focuses on discussing the Black woman’s athletic body and its place in the nation through looking at two British athletes: lighter skinned, Black/white “mixed race” Jessica...

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