The ancient Olympics were held in honor of the Greek god Zeus, primarily.
The ancient Greeks held the Olympics in honour of the Greek God Zeus.
One way the Ancient Greek Olympics were affected by the Greek mythology, was that the Olympics were performed in honor of their king god, Zeus.
The greek god Zeus
For the ancient Olympics any of the ancient Greek gods, particularly Zeus. For modern Olympics whichever is the god of your belief system.
Zeus god of the sky and lightning
In the ancient Olympics, the event was dedicated to god Zeus by the Greek people. The Olympics was held in the Olympia plains of Peloponnesus, Greece.
Zeus was honored in the Olympics
the greek god of chaos was the first and father of the other gods
Because the people of Ancient Greece wanted to honour the Greek god Zeus, king of the gods.
No-one one knows exactly how the Olympics was started. All we know is that they were dedicated to the ancient greek god, Zeus.
To honor Zeus the Greek god.As a celebration to the god Zeus.
The ancient Olympics were always held in Olympia, Greek. It wasn't just a sport festival, but a religious festival. Greek people held it every four years as an honour to the Greek God Zeus, and kill 100 oxen
The god who was honored at the ancient Olympic Games was Zeus. Zeus was the supreme god and god of the sky and thunder. According to myth, Zeus and and his son Heracles founded the Games.
Asclepius was the ancient Greek god of medicine.
The Olympics were started as a ceremony honoring Zeus, the Greek god. One theory is that a cook had won a race of three and a half miles, starting the Olympics. :)
The ancient Greek word for God is Theos, and it means "God."
There is not a god of the Olympics but there was many gods that lived on mount olympus
The ancient Greek god of travel is Hermes, the god of traders, travel, and thieves, and such.
To celebrate their god Zues
the Olympics started as a festival for the ancient god Zeus.
None. The Olympic Games were a celebration of the god eus at Olympia, and were the province of males.
The Greek city-state of Elis in southern Greece as a celebration to the god Zeus at Olympia in their territory.
The southern Greek city-state of Elis in southern Greece as a celebration to the god Zeus at Olympia.