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Which god or goddess were celebrated in the ancient Olympics?

Zeus


When did the Ancient Greek Olympics end?

celebrated until 393ad


Why were the ancient Olympics celebrated?

The Ancient Olympic Games were celebrated in honor of Zeus, the father of all the Greek gods and goddesses. googanhine blah blah blah


When and why did the Ancient Olympics stop?

The ancient Olympics were last celebrated in AD 393. They were abolished the following year by a decree of the Roman Emperor Theodosius, because they were un-Christian.


What date did ancient Olympics stop?

The Olympics were last celebrated in AD 393, and abolished for being un-Christian the following year.


For the ancient Olympics was the Olympic Torch carried around different countries?

No. The ancient Olympics were a sports festival but also a religious festival celebrated in Greece by Greeks to honor the Greek gods.


What are facts about the ancient Olympics?

The ancient Olympics began in 776 BC


What did they wear in running in the Ancient Olympics?

In the Ancient Olympics the competitors were nude.


Why did the ancient Olympics begin?

they ancient Olympics begun to honor their gods


Why did the ancient Greeks have the Olympics?

Ancient Greeks had the Olympics to honor Zeus.


How many events were at the ancient Olympics?

There were 9 events at the ancient olympics


What is the connection Ancient Greece and the Olympics?

The Olympics is an Ancient Greek festival.


What is the difference between the ceremonies in the ancient and modern Olympics?

Ancient Olympics were only hosted in Olympia


Who were the ancient Olympics athletes?

The athletes of the ancient Olympics were young Greek men.


How are ancient Olympics different to modern Olympics?

ones ancient ones modern


When was the first ancient Olympics held and where?

the first ancient Olympics where head in grease


What type of clothes did they wear in the ancient Olympics?

They wore NO CLOTHES at the Ancient Olympics!! .


What did ancient Greeks use for swimming in the Olympics?

They didn't do swimming in the ancient Olympics.


Who were able to complete in the ancient Olympics?

Only men were able to compete in the Ancient Olympics. Women were forbid to enter the Ancient Olympics, or, Olympia, as it was called back then.


Why did the ancient Olympics become the modern Olympics?

They didn't. The modern Olympics was restarted in the late 1800's and not directly linked to the ancient Olympics at all.


In which country were the ancient Olympics held?

The Ancient Olympics were held in Olympia, Greece. Modern Olympics are held in various areas.


How often were the ancient Olympics they held?

ancient Olympics were held every 4 years


Did some ancient Olympics feature different races?

when was the last ancient olympics held


Was there ever a time when there were no Olympics?

The ancient Olympic Games were celebrated from 776 BC to approximate 393 AD. The modern Olympics began in 1896. So there was about a 1500 year lull there where no Olympic Games were held.


How were ancient gods connected with the ancient Olympics?

The ancient Olympics were held to honor the Greek gods (especially to honor Zeus).

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