By Brittany Clark, Site Specialist, Ireland, Germany & Greece
Ever wanted to be an Olympian? Now is your chance… well, sort of! You can study abroad like an Olympian while studying abroad with ISA in Athens, Greece.
As you may know, Athens is the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. The earliest known ancient Olympic Games began in Olympia, Greece as early as 776 BC. At this time, the Games were a series of athletic competitions held to honor Zeus, the sky and thunder god of the ancient Greeks who ruled over the gods of Mount Olympus.
Athletes came from all over ancient Greece to compete in the Games. Later on, it was decided that the first international Olympic Games in modern history would also be held in Athens in 1896 and would include athletes from all over the world – 108 years later, the Olympic Games were held in Athens…
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