The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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An ominous parallel in the course of the modern Olympic Games has been
suggested. Pythian Games. From earliest times there had been a religious
festival at Delphi in connection with the oracle of Apollo. Originally these games
were held ...
The revival of the Olympic Games in 1896 gave the real impetus to international
competition and led in time to the formation of so many national and international
governing bodies. Revival of the Olympics. The architect of the modern Olympics
Practice games are played between teams picked from the squad, and there are
usually 30 to 35 exhibition games played against teams representing other
organized baseball cities. In 1904 the major leagues fixed on 154 games.
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