They were competitions held between states within ancient Greece similar to today's Olympic Games. Click on the 'Ancient Olympics' below to learn more about them.
A lot of things like the games there are more games and the clothing (the wore nude)ect...
The ancient Olympics stopped because there are now more people that are modern than ancient and people will get fed up having to watch old sports and the Olympics will lose their career
1. there are more sports in the moern games 2. instea of medals reaths were wore round the necks of the winners in the ancient olympics
In the ancient Olympics men performed for Zoos! Father of the Olympiads, hence the name Olympics. Who would dare cheat, while performing for an all seeing god?
Most of the events from the Modern Olympics originally came from the Ancient Olympics but many more events have been added to the Modern Olympics...
The Olympic Games were held in four years intervals at the ancient stadium in Olympia that could accommodate more than 40,000 spectators.
In 2012, the world participated in the "Games of the XXX Olympiad", the name by which the Olympics are officially known. The "XXX" in this case is the Roman numeral 30. The modern Olympics have therefore been held 30 times. The ancient Olympics are not as well-documented. It is believed there were games held at least 177 times in ancient Greece, but it could be more. Historians have not yet agreed on this subject.
The ancient Olympics were done naked because the ancient Greeks did not have the same hangups as modern people have. Nudity was much more acceptable and public bathing was common. Also, activities that made people sweat heavily were more practically done naked since clothes weren't as easy to wash in those days.
The Olympics has more sports than the Commonwealth Games.
because they have more games
They would be worshipped as the god hercules until the next games, if they won more than 4 games in a row, they would be named a god