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Author Kennett, David, 1959- illustrator

Title Olympia : warrior athletes of Ancient Greece / David Kennett ; text by Dyan Blacklock
Published Norwood, S. Aust. : Omnibus Books, 2000


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 W'PONDS CRC  796.480938 Ken/Owa  AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : illustrations(some), maps ; 30 cm
Summary The 8th century BC, and the city-states of Greece are in an almost constant state of war. To stop the bloodshed, King Iphetus of Elis revives a tradition, an athletic contest to honour the gods, and calls on warring groups to send contestants to the sacred grove at Olympia. This book looks at the athletes of the first Olympic Games
Notes Includes index
Audience For primary age age
Notes Children's Book Council of Australia, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, 2001
Subject Content area reading.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Juvenile fiction.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Pictorial works.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Art.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- History.
Olympic games (Ancient) -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic games (Ancient)
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Blacklock, Dyan, author
ISBN 1862913889
Other Titles Warrior athletes of ancient Greece