In Greek mythology, Ekecheiria (also transliterated as Ekekheiria) was the spirit
and personification of truce, armistice, and cessation of hostilities, and is also
used to refer to the Olympic truc...
The Olympic truce. A truce (in Greek, ekecheiria, which literally means "holding of
hands") was announced before and during each of the Olympic festivals, to allow
visitors to travel safely to Olympia. ... In no uncertain terms I must reproach you,
The values and meaning of Olympism are expressed by the Olympic symbol. (the
five ... However, the symbolism of the relay is linked not to these. Games but to .....
the citizens to come to Olympia, and proclaimed the sacred truce (ekecheiria),.
After an interruption of eight years due to the First World War, the Olympics made
... The Greek word for truce (ekecheiria) means "the holding of hands" and "the ...
Feb 16, 2015 ... When the modern Olympics resumed in 1896, there was hope that such ... with
the ancient Greek concept of ἐκεχειρία (ekecheiria) or Olympic Truce, ..... Credit
is due under the terms of this license that can reference both the ...
Related to sport, respect stands for fair play and for the fight against doping and
any ... but has also played a major role in the Olympic Movement's long-term
success. ... Games was reflected in the tradition of "Olympic Truce", or "Ekecheiria
In 2004, the Olympic games were played in Greece—more than 2500 years after
the first Greek ... Did politics play a similar role at the ancient Olympics?
1896 Athens organizes the first Olympic Games of the modern era. 1992 ..... In
applying the concept of the ancient truce (ekecheiria) to modern Games, Parry ....
Figure 2.1 and Figure 2.2 contrast a similar relationship in terms of how feasible,
the political power: “this sacred truce, the Olympic Truce, is based on the tradition
which followed an agreement ... word ekecheiria meant 'to keep off the hand' and
it was a sacred agreement to protect the .... relating it in the literary sources.
www.ioa.org.gr/uploads/16th Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students~37930-600-2(1).pdf
Apr 28, 1973 ... The Olympic Truce in ancient Greece and potential avenues for its revival .....
Ethical and philosophical aspects related to the Olympic games . ..... truce is
closely linked with the term “ierominia”, which means holy month. so, ..... The idea
of the Olympic Truce Ekecheiria had been implemented successfully.