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At Corinth, for example, political control was monopolized by the adult males of a single clan, the Bacchiadae. Workers removed organs that might rot, then dried the body with natron (salty crystals) and wrapped it in resin-soaked bandages. Some games were played with implements, balls being the most popular among them. With the great athletic festivals, which brought Greeks together at set intervals of years to Olympia and later to Delphi, Nemea, and the Isthmus (the four great Panhellenic, or “all-Greek,” games), one passes from the internal organization of individual Greek societies to their interrelationships.

Pages: 548

Publisher: University of Michigan Library (January 1, 1881)

ISBN: B0038JDQ06

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