Today we are in Athens, Greece, enjoying the sights
and sounds of this ancient city with our family.
Athens is one of the oldest cities in the entire world. The history of Athens spans over 3,000 years! Today, Athens is the largest city in Greece. It is also the capital of Greece.
First stop… The Olympic Stadium! “Harry, did you know the very first modern Olympic Games were played in this stadium in 1896? The games were officially known as ‘The Games of I Olympiad’.”
“Modern Olympic Games, Bella?” “Yes Harry, the first modern games were here in Athens. The ancient Olympic Games were held in another area of Greece called Olympia.”
“Ancient Olympic Games, Bella?
What is the difference between the ancient Olympic Games and the modern Olympic Games of today?”
“The ancient Olympics
were held thousands of years ago. It is thought the ancient games were mostly foot races. The games were held to honor the gods of Mount Olympus.”
Let’s Visit Athens!
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Let’s Visit Athens!
The “Bella and Harry” series is intended to be an informative, interactive and exciting way to introduce children to travel, different countries, customs, history and landmarks. The series was created to encourage exploration of locations both domestically and internationally.
Bella & Harry
The Adventures of Bella & Harry is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. Traveling the world with these two cute and cuddly Chihuahuas will allow the young reader to gain an appreciation of the world and its cultural diversity.
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Published on Feb 24, 2015
The “Bella & Harry” series is intended to be an informative, interactive and exciting way to introduce children to travel, different countri...