Elis in southern.
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.
People who were not citizens of a Greek city-state, women and children.
Individual entries - had to be a citizen of a Greek city-state.
The Games were established by the city-state of Elis, on whose territory the Games were held. The city provided three referees to supervise them. Participation in the Games were restricted to the citizens of Greek city-states.
The participants of the ancient greek Olympics were greek boys that were free citizens, were not criminals, and whose city-state agreed to participate in the truce of the olympic games.
Citizens from all the over 2,000 Greek city-states were eligible..
The first city to light the Olympic flame was.. ATHENS, GREECE:D Hope my input helped!! :DThe first city to light the Olympic flame is always the ancient Greek city of Olympia where the Games originate from.
The olympic flame is always first lit in the ancient Greek city of Olympia, where the games originate from. This year - 2012 it was lit in the ancient Greek city on May 2012 and was then taken across the country and finally handed over to the British officials, for the London 2012 Games, in the Greek capital, Athens but it was never lit there and it was most definitely not lit in the English city - Slough as mentioned in the previous answer.
An Olympiad was an Ancient Greek word for contests between city states. This later became known as the Olympic Games
The adjective olympic is something or someone related to the ancient city of Olympia or the Olympic games; the noun olympic means the Olympic games.
it comes from the Ancient Greek city named Olympia
The city-state of Elis..
Citizens of Greek city-states who had the skill and could get themselves to Elis in a no-mechanical transport era.
The Olympics are modeled after the ancient Greek Olympics which were a competition between Greek city-states. The Winter Olympics happen now to have snow and ice sports in the Olympics.
You have to distinguish between two meanings of the word Olympic.One is the Olympic gods, who reside on Mount Olympos. Apollo is one of them.The other is the Olympic games, which were originally held in the ancient city of Olympia, Greece. Often Olympics for short. Apollo was the winner of the first olympic games but back then it was called the Pythian games.
Citizens of Greek city-states.
It was held in Olympia in Greece
== == Ancient Olympic Games included representatives of different city states in ancient greece. Although athletes from any country could compete they had to be free men and had to speak greek. Athletes from Rome and Armenia are known to have competed. It is not clear exactly how many countries took part. Only myth has survived.
There was no ancient Greek city of that name.
In ancient Greece in the city of Athens are what most historians believe to be true
As this is the year of the first recorded olympics it was Olympia
The games were held at the temple of Zeus which was in the territory of the city-state of Elis
The Ancient Olympic Games , originally referred to as simply the Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions held between various city-states of Ancient Greece. They began in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and celebrated until 393 AD
Which city is chosen by the international olympic comittee as host city for 2016 olympic games?
In ancient times there were very few events but now there is a wide variety, also ancient Olympic games were only held in Greece and only Greek city- states competed now it is a world wide event