Friday, January 9, 2015

Fact of the Day: Hera Olympics

The original set of Olympic games in Ancient Greece had only male athletes, and women couldn't even watch the games either. However there was a similar event for female athletes in honor of the goddess Hera rather than Zeus. 

10 comments:

  1. Oh very interesting fact, but with this I´m not surprised this is the story of this world
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  2. Bet Zeus watched that one as he humped anything that moved

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  3. I only have heard about the male games, this is totally new for me. Interesting:)

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  4. That really doesn't surprise me any.

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  5. That's exactly how it was back then. Thankfully all that changed.

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  6. I discover this fact on your blog ! Thank you :)

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  7. Hera a little... there a little... and what Dezmond said!

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  8. Yae for Hera! She had a very unfaithful husband afterall.

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