Gymnasion of Olympia

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 26 April 2012

The Gymnasion was built in the second century BCE and was used as a training ground for the javelin, discus and running athletes.



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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