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,
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 ...
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),.
The Olympic Truce, or ekecheria, is based on an ancient Greek tradition, ... of the
Olympic Truce to the Paralympic Games and its relating recognition of the ...
Jun 29, 2012 ... Cultural events have been linked with the modern Olympics almost from the ...
certainly it has often been viewed in those terms in modern scholarship). .... In
fact that was not the case: the ancient Olympic 'truce' (ekecheiria in ...
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
The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at
the ... first Games with the ancient Greek concept of ἐκεχειρία (ekecheiria) or
Olympic Truce, .... events were scheduled as well, but had to be canceled due to
bad weather. ... In terms of the number of titles won at the modern Olympic
Games, the ...
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.
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,