On April 7, 1896, the first Modern Olympics Games take place. This event is inspired by an ancient event in Greece also called the Olympics. Tony Perrottet explores the deeper details that made these games so important in ancient Greek in his book, The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games. Perrottet’s research uses primary resources including guiding rules for ancient Greek coaches. He shows the reader a games that, like the modern version, also had athletes who made winning their full time careers and got company sponsorships and also had spectators eager to party and buy souvenirs.
Book Title: The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
Book Author: Tony Perrottet
ISBN Number: 081296991X
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