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The first Olympic games: a gruesome Greek myth with a happy ending

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Publisher:
Millbrook Press,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Language:
English
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Pelops, grandson of Zeus, wins the hand of Hippodamia by beating her father, the king, in a chariot race, during which the king is killed. In remembrance, heroes from all over Greece compete in athletic games on the fields of Olympia. Pelops decrees that such games -- known ever since as the Olympic Games -- should be held every four years.
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Olympics -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe first Olympic games : a gruesome Greek myth with a happy ending
title_fullThe first Olympic games : a gruesome Greek myth with a happy ending / retold by Jean Richards ; illustrated by Kat Thacker
title_shortThe first Olympic games
title_suba gruesome Greek myth with a happy ending
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Olympics