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Olympics origin, Goddess Races for Hera

When you visit the Temple of Hera at Olympia, you’ll notice small vertical cuts on the columns of the east façade of Heraion. According to scholars, these cuts were made in ancient times to host the portraits of the young girls who had won running races in honour of Hera, Zeus’ wife, who was also […]

Olympics origin, Goddess Races for Hera

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