Greeks had known sports competitions, and this induced the scholars to consider them to be unique, compared to the people of the ancient world.
In the classics of the Egyptian literature and education, the oldest written work was "the Story of Sinuhe" . It has been transmitted to us in numerous manuscripts, and it was influenced by the traditional autobiographical form and was enriched by other genres of Egyptian Literature.
This tale "Story of Sinuhe" which belonged to the early decades of Middle Kingdom (XIIth dynasty) described and narrated the trial of an Egyptian court official who was caught, in a crisis, when he initially could not overcome, or cope with, thus he fled to Syria where he aroused the envy of s strong man from Retenu. As a result they challenged one anther in a duel for life or death.
The running stela of Taharqa (XXVth dynasty) was the following item, that was recorded chronologically organized survey made about Egyptian competitions.
As we have already mentioned the running stela of Taharqa included a long-distance race. The pharaoh induced (motivated) the contestants by running with them for a certain distance, and by awarding them by special prized . In order to perform these performances the contestants were trained daily.
Language: Aspects of writing | Linguistic Features | Hieroglyphs etc.Gods
Gods: Isis | Ra | Set | Osiris | Qebhsennef | Maat
Pyramids: Building stones | Egypt Land of the pyramids | Canstruction of Pyramids | Huni's Pyramid | Zoser's step Pyramid | Sneferu's Pyramid | The solar Boat | The grest pyeamid of cheops | Chephren's pyramid | Senusert I's pyramid | Sphinx
Paint: Introduction | Subjects of paint scenes
sports: Introduction | Chariots-training horses | Running | Combating sports | Aquatic sports | Competition | Games and toys | Acrobtics
jewellery: Introduction | Gold | Silver | The precious & semi-precious Stones | The substitutes of precious stones | Same kinds of jewellery | Discoveries of jewellery
Sculpture: Introduction | Old kingdom statues | Middle kingdom statues | New kingdom statues