Rowing

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Referat, Hausaufgabe, Rowing
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Rowing For more then 1000 years people crossed the waters by rowing. It was only at the beginning of the nineteenth century that rowing became a sport and merely a method of conveyance. Rowing has been part of the Olympic Games since their start in Athens in 1896. History Rowing began as a means of transportation. Galleys, used as war vessels and ships of state, prevailed in ancient Egypt (on the Nile River) and subsequently in the Roman Empire (on the Mediterranean) from at least the 25th century before Christ to the 4th century Anno Domini. Rowing was also an important supplement to sailing for the Anglo-Saxons, Danes, and Norwegians in their waterborne military forays. Rowing in England, of both small boats and barges, began on the River Thames as early as the 13th century and ...

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