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The Olympic games in ancient Greece were originally named after the location of the games which was Olympia. Because of this the games were originally called the Olympiads.

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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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Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.


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Where was the location of the Olypmian games in ancient Greece?

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When did the ancient Olympic games move from Greece?

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What was the site of the ancient Olympic Games?

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Who was responsible for the ancient Greece Olympic games?

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Was there any deaths in Ancient Olympic games in Greece?

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Was the Marathon part of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece?

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Why are the Olympic Games called what they are?

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When were the first ancient Olympic Games?

olympia athens


What did women do in olympic games in ancient Greece?

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What are five facts about ancient Greece olympic equestrian games?

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Where were the first ancient Olympic games held outside of Greece?

There was no Olympic Games outside of Greece before the first one was recorded.


What prizes did Olympic victors get in the Olympic Games in ancient Greece?

They got a crown made out of olive leaves and were respected throughout ancient Greece.


Famous ancient athletic games?

The Olympic games were the most famous athletic games in ancient Greece.


When and where the first ancient Olympics games held?

The ancient Olympic games were held in Olympia, Greece.


What country held the first Olympic games?

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Where did the Olympic Games in ancient Greece take place?

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What was the Olympics called in ancient Greece?

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Where was the Ancient Greek Olympic Games?

In Olympia, southeast of Greece.