Dynamic Directory - October 29, 2020

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Tethrippon (Quadriga) Chariot
Tethrippon (Quadriga) Chariot

The Ancient Olympics included equestrian events, beginning circa 680 B.

Lina Radke - Pioneering Olympic Athlete
Lina Radke - Pioneering Olympic Athlete

Lina Radke, a German-born athlete, refused to be intimidated by cultural limitations on females participating in sports.

Votive Discus from Ancient Times
Votive Discus from Ancient Times

When the discus was part of an Ancient-Olympic event, a votive discus was sometimes created to herald stellar performances of the athletes.

Ode to the XXX Olympiad by Armand D'Angour - Audio
Ode to the XXX Olympiad by Armand D'Angour - Audio

Diary of Anne Frank - July 8, 1942
Diary of Anne Frank - July 8, 1942

Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 4 - Audio
Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 4 - Audio

Huck Finn is sceptical about many things, but he is also a realist.

The Bride on a Greek Vase
The Bride on a Greek Vase

This image depicts a vase on which an ancient Greek artist has created the story of Hippodameia and Pelops.

Statue of Oinomaos from Olympia
Statue of Oinomaos from Olympia

This image depicts a plaster cast which copies a marble statue of Oinomaos, the father of Hippodameia.

Depiction of Original Olympic Area
Depiction of Original Olympic Area

View of Ancient Olympics' Start Line
View of Ancient Olympics' Start Line

Spectator View - Ancient Olympic Stadium Events
Spectator View - Ancient Olympic Stadium Events

The ruins of the running track, the stadion, are very close to the center of the town of Olympia.

Hera the Greek Goddess
Hera the Greek Goddess

Hera was the wife of Zeus, therefore queen of the gods of ancient Greece, according to Greek mythology.

Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 2 - Audio
Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 2 - Audio

After he leaves the house, around midnight, Huck Finn joins his buddy, Tom Sawyer.

Gutenberg Printing Press in Operation
Gutenberg Printing Press in Operation

Diary of Anne Frank - June 20, 1942
Diary of Anne Frank - June 20, 1942

Trial and Death of Socrates
Trial and Death of Socrates

Alleging that Socrates was corrupting the youth of Athens, the government of this city-state tried the famous philosopher. A jury of 500 people first found him guilty of the charges, then condemned him to death.

Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 5 - Audio
Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 5 - Audio

Huck Finn has a father who beats him.

Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 3 - Audio
Adventures of Huck Finn, by Mark Twain, Chapter 3 - Audio

Huck Finn's father - whom his boy calls "Pap" - has not been in his son's life for awhile.

Katharina von Bora
Katharina von Bora

When she was just a child, Katharina von Bora was sent to live in a convent (at Brehna, north of Leipzig) after her mother died. She later became the wife of Martin Luther.

Diary of Anne Frank - July 5, 1942
Diary of Anne Frank - July 5, 1942

Not long after she received her diary, as a birthday present, Anne Frank and her father took a walk together near their Amsterdam home.

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