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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: What was given to the winners of ancient olympic games?
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What awards were given to the winners in the Ancient Olympic Games?

The Olympic winners received a wreath made of a sacred olive tree branch. Another version is that after the contest, the victor was given a ribbon.


What prizes where given to the winners of ancient Olympic events?

A head wreath.


Why do medals get given out in the ancient Olympic games?

In the ancient Olympics, no medals were awarded. The first-place winner was given an olive branch to wear on his head. The second and third place winners got nothing.


What were given to the Olympics games winners?

The original Olympic prize was a laurel wreath.


What award is given to a winner in the ancient Olympic Games?

A head wreath.


What were the prizes for the Olympic games in ancient Greece?

The winners were given crowns of olive branches, also the victors got a statue dedicated to them in the temple of Zeus


What is true of ancient Olympic games?

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What is true of the ancient olympic games?

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What is the history of trophies?

According to Wikipedia: In ancient Greece, the winners of the Olympic games initially received no trophies except laurel wreaths. Later the winner also received an amphora with sacred olive oil. In local games, the winners received different trophies, such as a tripod vase, a bronze shield or a silver cup. In ancient Rome, money usually was given to winners instead of trophies.


Why the winners of ancient games were given crowns of olive branches?

In the ancient Olympic Games only the first was considered as winner and he was granted the "Κότινος" Kotinos a wreath of olive to crown him. Their names were written in the book of Olympic Games Winners, they were respected by all cities/ states and the city/ state they were citizens provided part of their expenses some times for a life time. It was a great honour to be a winner and one of their privilege was to ride by the side of the King or the General at the battle field when at war.


Where did the wreath come from?

The wreath dates back at least to ancient Greece. It was associated with Apollo, the Greek god of health and life. One of its first recorded uses was 2,500-2,600 years ago, at the Pythian games. The Pythian games were the ancient model to the modern-day Olympic games. But winners weren't given medals. Instead, they were given laurel wreaths, as symbolic crowns of victory.


What was given to winners of the ancient Olympics?

A head wreath.

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