Greater Panathenaia: In the Shadow of the Olympic Games

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The article deals with the Greater Panathenaia, the Athenian festival celebrated every four years in honour of the goddess Athena. Greater Panathenaia was introduced in Athens in 566 B.C. Peisistratos renewed it with increased splendor and had turned a new Athenian holiday with the magnificent programme and unique prizes in an event aimed to consolidate the international authority of Athens.

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T Borisovna Gvozdeva

The Maxim Gorky Literary Institute

Email: tbgvozdeva@rambler.ru <mailto:tbgvozdeva@rambler.ru>
Кафедра зарубежной литературы; Литературный институт им. А.М. Горького; The Maxim Gorky Literary Institute

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