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not in the olympic games but there was one in the panathenaic festival which was held in athens

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

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

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Q: In the Ancient Olympics was there an Olympic Torch?
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How did people start the olympic torch in ancient Greece?

There was no Olympic Torch ceremony until 1936, and no torch at the Ancient Olympics.


Why is the Olympic torch at the Olympics?

The Olympic Flame or Olympic Torch is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, where a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics.


What is the reason for th Olympic torch?

the reason for the Olympic torch is that represents the olympics


Why do they have an Olympic torch?

because it is to do with the Olympics.


What message does the olympic torch intend to spread?

the flame represents purity and the endeavor of perfection, while the torch represents the continuation from the ancient olympic games to the modern olympics


Where did the Olympic torch originate from?

The Olympic Flame or Olympic Torch is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics.


What are the rituals at Olympics?

lighting the olympic torch.


Where does the Olympic torch begin?

Where the Olympics are held.


What does the Olympic torch stand for or represent?

olympics


How does the Olympic torch get to the Olympics?

on a cannal boat


When was the ancient olympic torch invented?

No


Where and how is the olympic and paralympic torch lit?

The Olympic Torch is ignited at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece. The torch is kindled by the concentrated light of the Sun, focused by a parabolic mirror. The torch is then carried by a relay of runners to the location of where the games are being held.


Was this Torch part of the ancient Olympics?

no


How was the Olympic Torch lit in Ancient Greece?

There was no torch. The Olympic torch was made up in 1936. The Olympic torch was invented as a way of symbolically creating a connection between Olympia in Greece and an athletics meeting in some city like Berlin. The ancient Olympics didn't need a symbolic connection to Olympia because they were actually held at Olympia.


What does the 2012 Olympic torch design represent?

olympics


When will the Olympic torch be lighted again?

next olympics


What does the Olympic torch represent-symbolize?

it represents the olympics


Who ran with the Olympic torch in the last Olympics?

you smell


What is the thing that you carry in the Olympics with fire on it?

The Olympic Torch


Why does the Olympic torch start at Athens?

The Olympic torch start at Athens, Greece because that is where the first Olympics were held.


What is the Olympics torch destination?

The Olympic torch relay always terminates in the central stadium of that year's Olympic Games.


How did the ancient greek prepere FOR the Olympic?

they used the olympic torch


When was Olympic torch 1st used?

The first modern day Olympic torch was used in the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. The torch relay from Greece to the site of the Olympics was introduced in the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Carl Diem.


How much does it cost to purchase an Olympic torch?

A regular person cannot purchase an Olympic torch. You can buy an Olympic torch replica on Amazon or Ebay. If you participate in the Olympics, you will be offered a chance to purchase an Olympic torch,


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.