The ancient Olympic Games occurred every four years, prizes only went to the sole winner of an event, and some city-states enshrined victors with tax exemptions and free food for life. Professor Judith Barringer, Professor of Greek Art and Archaeology, The University of Edinburgh, returns to the show to explain.
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- Professor Barringer is author of the forthcoming monograph Olympia: A Cultural History (Princeton University Press, 2021)
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