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:

Sakuranko said...

Oh very interesting fact, but with this I´m not surprised this is the story of this world
xx

www.sakuranko.com

Pat Hatt said...

Bet Zeus watched that one as he humped anything that moved

Holy Ghost Writer said...

How everything was it seems

Pilar Domínguez said...

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

Mary Kirkland said...

That really doesn't surprise me any.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

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

Caro * said...

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

Dixie@dcrelief said...

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

Christine said...

interesting

Kay said...

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