Saturday, July 21, 2012

Ancient Olympic Chariot Racing

Did you know chariot racing was the most popular sports in the Ancient Greek Olympics? It was a very dangerous sport, and it was often it was just to show of soldiers' strength. Most of the time they competed in the hippo drome.

The hippodrome was a semi circle.In Greek words hippo ment horse and dromo ment race or course.The hippodrome was similar to the  Roman Circus.


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