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Summer time was the time of the year that the ancient Greek Olympics took place in.

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How often were the the ancient Greek Olympics held?

the ancient Olympics games were held once in 4 years. the time period was called as Olympiads & was only held in Olympia in Greece

In what year did the Olympics return to Greece?

The first modern Olympics was held in Greece in 1896. The next time the Olympics were in Greece was 2004.

What is the town name celebrates the Olympics in Greece?

Athens Greece is where the world held there first olympics in 1896. They also held the olympics for the second time in the year 2004.

Why are the Olympics held every 4 years and not every year?

The Olympics are held every four years because the Ancient Games held at Olympia in Greece, were held every four years. The time in between the Ancient Games was called the Olympiad and was used for dating purposes!

What time of the year were the ancient Olympics held?


For how many years were the ancient Olympics held?

a long time

Which country held the 1st Olympics(accent )?

Elis.The ancient Olympics were always held in Olympia (as opposed to the modern Olympics, which are held in a variety of locations). At the time of the first Olympics (and for a considerable number of years after that) Olympia was in an area controlled by the city-state of Elis. Olympia (and Elis) are both located in what is now Greece.

How many yerars have the Olympics been around for?

ever since ancient Greece time when Athens held the 1st Olympics and boy did they have OTHER events like spear javalin and bull riding

How much time passed between each ancient Olympics held?

Four years.

What happened in greece at the time of the Olympics?

They did the Olympics.

Why did the ancient Olympics cease to exist?

The ancient Olympics have not ceased to exist. The Olympics are still held every 4 years, and have been evolving over time to include new sports.

What were some stuff that happened in 776bc ancient Greece?

The First Olympics were held in Athens. According to the legend Heracles was the founder of this athletic event. Heracles also known as Zeus's son. It was the only athletic event that was held in Athens at the time.

What years were the Olympics not held and why?

there was a time when the modern Olympics were not held. In what years did this occur? What was the reason why the Olympics weren't held?

Which country leads the March Past during the opening ceremony in Olympics?

Greece leads the march past at every Olympic games. Greece is given the privilege as she is the nation where modern Olympics was held for the first time.

What sports did athletes participate in at the first Olympics in ancient Greece?

Chariot Racing- something unfair was girls weren't allowed to go to Olympics or school in that time!

What is ancient Greece history?

It is basically a time period in the history of Greece ususally dated from 776BC which was the first Olympics and the closing of the Platonic Academy in 529 AD

What happened in ancient Greece at the time of the Olympics?

There was a truce for a month between all city states, and all fighting stopped.

Why aren't the Olympics held in Greece all the time?

The Olympics are held in different locations to provide economic benefit to different countries. It also exposes the world and the athletes to different traditions and cultures which is in the spirit of the games.

Who held the power in ancient Greece time period?

First the kings, then the oligarchs, then the tyrants, then the democrats, then the oligarchs, then the kings.

Who held power over the government under democracy in ancient Greece?

Presidents. They were elected by lot (chance) and held office one time only.

How many ancient Olympics was held?

Well, considering that the very first ancient Olympics began in 776 BC and ended in AD 394, that would mean the ancient Olympics were attended every four years (like today's Olympics) until 1170 years had passed. If these games went uninterrupted over that period of time, then there should have been around/exactly 292 ancient Olympic games held.

Did the ancient Greece do the Olympics because it was healthy for the men?

No it wasnt because they wanted to be healthy or olympics was healthy it was because women werent llowed to participate back in time when olympics was first a world heritage.

Why are the Olympics held every four years?

According to the International Olympic Committee website, the Olympics are held every four years to respect the origins of the Ancient Olympics which were held every four years.An Olympiad is four years in length and this is the length of time chosen to be between the Olympics in both the modern and ancient eras. Although an IOC-sanctioned event was held in 1906 (but the IOC do not widely regarded this event as an Olympics) and the idea to hold events in the gap between olympics was dropped).

Why are Olympics held nowadays?

There is not definite answer to this question as the Olympics are held in a different location every time.

When was the last time the Olympics were held in the US?

In 1996 Summer Olympics which were held in Atlanta, Georgia.