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Author: M. Oliver
ISBN: 074963555X
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Publisher The Watts Publishing Group (July 27, 2000)
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The Olive wreath also known as kotinos (Greek: κότινος), was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games. It was a branch of the wild olive tree Kallistefanos Elea (also referred to as Elaia Kallistephanos) that grew at Olympia, intertwined to form a circle or a horse-shoe. The branches of the sacred wild-olive tree near the temple of Zeus were cut by a pais amfithalis (a boy whose parents were both alive) with a pair of golden scissors.

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The olive wreath also known as kotinos (Greek: κότινος), was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic . According to Pausanias it was introduced by Hercules as a prize for the running race winner to honor his father Zeus

The olive wreath also known as kotinos (Greek: κότινος), was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games. It was a branch of the wild olive tree that grew at Olympia, intertwined to form a circle or a horse-shoe. According to Pausanias it was introduced by Hercules as a prize for the running race winner to honor his father Zeus. In the ancient Olympic Games there were no gold, silver, or bronze medals. There was only one winner per event, crowned with an olive wreath made of wild-olive leaves from a sacred tree near the temple of Zeus at Olympia.

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The final day winners of the Ancient Olympics Games in Greece would be rewarded with olive leaves near the temple of. .A wreath of olive branches was placed on the winner's head at the ancient Olympics in Greece. Asked in Olympic History, Ancient Olympics

The final day winners of the Ancient Olympics Games in Greece would be rewarded with olive leaves near the temple of Zeus and maybe a purple silk robe or/and money. Asked in Home & Garden, Flower Arranging. Where did the wreath come from? The wreath dates back at least to ancient Greece. It was associated with Apollo, the Greek god of health and life. One of its first recorded uses was 2,500-2,600 years ago, at the Pythian games. Asked in Olympic History, Ancient Olympics. How many crowns did milo win in wrestiling in the ancient olympic games?

Winners Choice Publications. Olive wreath - Kotinos, the prize for the winner at the Ancient Olympic Games. Martin Oliver - is a British author of children s books.

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