Come and Run at the 2016 Nemean Games.

 

News of the Nemean Games

HYSPLEX

 

 

 

 

A demonstration in the ancient Stadium of the reconstruction and use of this ancient starting mechanism for the races in the Nemean Games. The key to this discovery was the recognition by Professor Panos Valavanis that ancient written texts listing the parts of the hysplex used the same words as parts of the ancient catapult, and the stone bases in the Nemea Stadium that showed the size and shape and interrelationship of the various elements of the mechanism.