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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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Global Iconic Events

Julia Sonnevend.

in Stories Without Borders

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 5567 words.

This chapter develops a new concept of “global iconic events.” Global iconic events are defined as news events that the international media cover extensively and remember ritually. Global...

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