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How was the Olympic Torch lit in Ancient Greece?


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2012-07-31 10:39:04
2012-07-31 10:39:04

There was no torch. The Olympic torch was made up in 1936.

The Olympic torch was invented as a way of symbolically creating a connection between Olympia in Greece and an athletics meeting in some city like Berlin. The ancient Olympics didn't need a symbolic connection to Olympia because they were actually held at Olympia.

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The reason for the lighting of the Olympic Torch is to continue a Greek tradition. In ancient times, the torch was lit at the opening of every Olympic Games.

The Olympic Torch is ignited at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece. The torch is kindled by the concentrated light of the Sun, focused by a parabolic mirror. The torch is then carried by a relay of runners to the location of where the games are being held.

The flame of the Olympic torch always travels from Greece, where it is lit, to the host country.

Yes, it is never allowed to go out once it has been lit in Greece!

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Because the origin of the Olympic Games is Greece. The first Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece at 776 B.C. The ritual of the Olympic Flame is the same as then.

The Olympic Torch today is ignited several months before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece.

Wayne Gretzki lit the torch in Vancouver

Olympia, in Greece, is the site of the "master" Olympic flame, which is lit in a ceremony a few months before each games.

The Olympic torch was first lit in Olympia with a mirror focusing the beam of the sun onto the torch.

They time the running of the torch from Greece to the Olympic venues so that the torch is carried into the main stadium at the end of the opening ceremonies and the big flame in the stadium is lit by the torch.

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Wayne Gretzy Lit The Olympic Torch IN Vancouver

Wayne Gretsky lit the Olympic torch.

It is an eternal flame in Olympia Greece where the Olympics began.

According to Wikipedia.com: " The Olympic Torch today is ignited several months before the opening celebration of the Olympic Games at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece. Eleven women, representing the roles of priestesses, perform a ceremony in which the torch is kindled by the light of the Sun, its rays concentrated by a parabolic mirror. "

It is extinguished at the closing ceremony of each Olympic Games. The torch is initially lit, by the Sun's rays that are concentrated by a mirror, at a ceremony in Olympia, Greece several months in advance of an Olympics. The relay then takes the torch to the site of the Olympics where the cauldron is lit with it.

I assume you mean the olympic flame. The flame burns constantly at Olympia in Greece, when its time for the games a torch is lit, sent on a relay and the individual flame in the host nation is lit, and then extinguished

From a flame kindled from the rays of the Sun captured at "Olimpia" in Greece.

at the location of the current olympic games and at the beginning

Until the Olympic Games end.

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