Roman Empire
Olympic History

Why did one of the emperors of Greece stop the Olympics?

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Wiki User
09/30/2008

The Roman Emperor Theodosius I the Great [Θεοδόσις Α' ο Μέγας] who made the Nicene Christianity the official religion of the state at 380 AD/ CE was the one who issued a decree with which the Olympic games were terminated in the ancient times at 393 AD/ CE.