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A strophium was usually used to cover a chest, by women and men, a single piece of fabric wrapped and tied

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The BBC offers a great interactive website on The Olympic Games and Ancient Greeks for primary grades.

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BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games. Shown: "An athlete prepares to throw a discus. You can also see the oil and strigil (body scraper) he'd use to clean off sweat and dust."

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▶ Music and creativity in Ancient Greece - Tim Hansen - YouTube | TED Education #Music #History #Creativity

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A swim in the sea or a hot tub soak filled with mineral-rich sea salts just might improve your mood & health. Ancient Greeks appreciated the health benefits of mineral-rich water & soaked in seawater-filled pools & hot tubs. Hippocrates first used the word "thalassotherapy" to describe the healing effects of seawater. Why is soaking or swimming in sea salt water so therapeutic?

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Achilles & Ajax playing draughts - Greek vase ( ca 530 BC Vatican) by Ark in Time, via Flickr

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Teachers Pet - FREE Classroom Display Resources for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2)

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