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Summer time was the time of the year that the ancient Greek Olympics took place in.

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the ancient Olympics games were held once in 4 years. the time period was called as Olympiads & was only held in Olympia in Greece


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ever since ancient Greece time when Athens held the 1st Olympics and boy did they have OTHER events like spear javalin and bull riding


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It is basically a time period in the history of Greece ususally dated from 776BC which was the first Olympics and the closing of the Platonic Academy in 529 AD


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