History Explorer: The Early Modern Olympics

August 17, 2012

The first Olympic Games began in 776 BC, but the Olympic Games as we know them today started much later—the 19th century.  Learn about the surprising beginnings of the modern Olympic Games and how much has changed since with curator Eric Jentsch.

Music Credit: No Money No Honey All We Got Is Us (The Underscore Orkestra) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

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