Olympian Games

NOUN
  1. the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
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  • Lavish donations outside Palestine established Herod as a benefactor on an empire-wide scale, as well as a flamboyant philhellene; the Olympian games and the city of Athens were among the beneficiaries.
  • Now wrestlers in the Olympian games were naked, and anointed with oil to make them sleek and glibbery, so to afford no holdfast to such as strove with them. Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.
  • (Clough, ii.p. 235): “And yet who would compare all the victories in the Pythian and Olympian games put together, with one of these enterprises of Pelopidas, of which he successfully performed so many?” The Cavalry General
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