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The ancient Olympic Games was a religious festival dedicated to the god Zeus, whose temple at Olympia was the site of the Games.

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What was original purpose of the Ancient Olympic Games?

A celebration to the god Zeus.


What was the purpose of the ancient olympic games?

It was to honor Zeus.


Where were the original Greek Olympic Games held?

The ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, beginning in 776 BCE.


What stopped during the ancient Olympic competitions?

During the original Olympic Games, all wars stopped and resumed after the Games were over.


What are 3 of the original Olympic games in ancient Greece?

Wrestling, disics, and Archery


Who won the first Olympic games in ancient Greece?

No records remain. Though the original Olympic game were not the international games we know today.


Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.


What women was aloud in the real ancient Olympics the ancient olympic games?

No, there was only olympic games for men in ancient olympic history


What were the Olympics games held in order to do?

The original Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were a form of worship of the Greek Gods.


Ancient greek Olympic stadium?

The ancient Greeks did different games to our Olympic games


Did the olympic games start in ancient Egypt?

No, the olympic games started in Ancient Greece


Why wasn't the Olympic games in the ancient Olympics?

it was in ancient olympic


When did gymnastics start?

Gymnastics began long before the 1896 Olympic Games, Gymnastics was actually one of the original Olympic sports that was contested at the ancient Olympic Games in 776 B.C. The ancient Greeks have been doing gymnastics for centuries.


Who were the ancient Olympic games dedicated to?

The Ancient Olympic Games were dedicated to Zeus, the God of Gods.


What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games?

racing


Who was not allowed to attend the ancient olympic games and why?

Women were not allowed to attend the ancient Olympic games.....


Who lit the flame in the ancient Olympic Games?

The Sun's Rays lit the Flame in the Ancient Olympic Games!


Were women permitted to attend ancient olympic games?

women were not permitted to attend the ancient olympic games


Were women women allowed at the ancient olympic games?

Women were not allowed to compete in ancient Olympic games.


Where were the original Olympic games held?

the original Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece.


Which events are in the modern Olympic Games that were not in the ancient Olympic Games?

The answer is. . . POO!


What is the ancient Olympic event called?

The Olympic Games.


Who were not allowed to watch the Olympic Games in ancient Greece?

Women were not permitted to watch the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece


Why were the Olympic games held in ancient?

the olympic games were held for the God Zues.


Did the colseum in Athens have anything to do with ancient Greek olympic games?

In ancient Greece Olympia was the venue for the games which took their name after this city: The Olympic games. They were not in Athens. The modern Olympic Games are different.