Olympiad - Audio Cassette - Unabridged Author:Tom Holt, Christopher Kay (Narrator) This historical novel takes as its basis the fact that 2776 years ago a group of men ran between two piles of stones, and invented history. If, that is, history can be believed. All we know now is the name of the man who won the race in the first ever Olympic Games in 776 BC. — From the Publisher — Two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six years... more » ago, a group of men ran between two piles of stones and invented sport. If, that is, history can be believed. The first-ever Olympic Games in 776 BC were apparently so memorable that all Western chronology is based upon them. All that we know about them is the name of the man who won the race. Over two and a half millennia later, it's about time somebody told the story. This enthralling historical novel, filled with adventure and misadventure, will confirm Tom Holt's place as an innovative, challenging, and wonderfully entertaining writer of historical fiction.