Greek Gazette

By: Grayson McCurry & Trent Rash


Welcome to our 1st annual Olympic festival,

776 BC, this festival will be held to honor the one and only Zeus.

With all said this five day festival will contain a number of pageants, parades, feasts, and religious rituals as well as several athletic events chariot races, foot races, wrestling, boxing and more! .But wait there's a catch we will not pay for contestants training, travel nor will we cover possibly your winning feast expenses now it’s time for the first event in your Olympic games the javelin toss, the eight contestants will lineup to start the event off, each contestant will run full throttle to the projecting point (a yellow line marking where each player must let go of his Javelin) they will then launch the Javelin as far as he can the farthest Javelin will after three rounds be crowned with none other than the olive branch. An olive branch you say well yes you see the olive branch marks a great accomplishment for these young folks, But in order to be crowned contestants will have to win a series of events. So come one, come all, women stay at home for the first ever Olympic festival has arrived. Catch up next week and find out who our lucky crown winner was.

Our Greek Religion

Dear travelers we have noticed that you may be interested in our greek religion our religion is based off the worship many gods (polytheism) that we believe appear in human form. We also believe that our gods are born with superhuman strength and ageless beauty. Before the creation of the 12 Gods of Olympus, many of our gods were already worshipped all over Greece, as can be seen by the temples of Artemis, Zeus, Apollo or Apello, Athena and Poseidon, in Athens, Peloponnese and Samos. our religion was also strongly linked to God Helios (the Sun), the bringer of light and Spring.

The Great Acropolis

Ladies and Gentleman come now and visit the highest and finest sculptor in the world only in Athens , so get on your horses and start traveling because you're going to really enjoy this site of our acropolis. Here is some background info about our acropolis. The Acropolis of Athens is primarily made for the Goddess Athena. It is finest sculptor in the world. The first people we can think about for building the Acropolis are the Mycenaean Kings who made the defence of the rock with Huge walls. The Parthenon is one of our most famous temples. It was built on The Acropolis, It was built by Pericles. It is also the center of athenian life. The most famous acropolis is the one in our hometown athens.The Acropolis is also home to a number of other temples and sanctuaries and is the focus for the Athenian festival for Athena, the Panathenaia.

So get on your horses and start traveling because you're going to love our Acropolis.
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The “Great” passes- 356 BC-323 B.C.

Alexander “The Great” Macedon III loses the battle to Malaria and leaves us behind at the age of 33.Alexander born to parents King Philip II and Queen Olympia in 356 B.C.

A pleasant thank you to Aristotle for teaching Alexander his brilliant military leadership that allows him to be one of those remembered as one of the most powerful rulers

Alexander took over Macedonia as King when his father was assassinated in 336 B.C.,the Great served as king of Macedonia from 336 to 323 B.C. During his time of leadership, he united Greece, reestablished the. Corinthian League and conquered the Persian Empire. `

So we think that everyone should honor Alexander for what he has done for us.

Hermes's Sandals

So you wanna be like Hermes? The come one come all down to Hermes sandals.

Never heard of him? Well now you do!

Hermes is the Greek god of commerce, son of Zeus and Maia.

Quick acting and cunning, he is able to move swiftly between the world of man and the world of gods, acting as a messenger of the gods and is a link between mortals and the Olympians.The type of sandals we produce are made of 100% leather.

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The 9 muses art academy

So do you want to learn about art and how to make it, then join us! The nine muses art academy. The Nine Muses are : Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomeni, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia, Ourania and Calliope. The Nine Muses of the Greek Mythology are deities that give artists, philosophers and individuals the necessary inspiration for creation.we are not interested in anything of the regular human everyday life and we want to dedicate their lives to the Arts. So you either join us or you don't, if you do i promise you will love creating our type of art.

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Ambrosia Market

In Greek culture, ambrosia is considered the food or drink for the Olympian gods, and it is thought to bring long life and immortality to anyone who consumes it. It was often linked to nectar, the other element that the gods consumed; usually, ambrosia is the food and nectar is the drink of the gods.