Item #3120 Olympia and the Olympic Games (In greek). Dimitris Papageorgiou.
Olympia and the Olympic Games (In greek)
Olympia and the Olympic Games (In greek)
First guidebook in Greek for the antiquities of Olympia.

Olympia and the Olympic Games (In greek)

Athens: 1890. With many illustration. First edition. In contemporary half leather. 180 p., 4 folding page. Spine worn. In very good condition.

The first guidebook in Greek for the antiquities of Olympia. This is a pioneering work in which the author did not confine himself to describing the monuments, but dealt with the history and the description of the contests, as well as with the organization in antiquity of the Olympic Games, which were to be revived six years later, in 1896.

Price: €2,000.00

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