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It is believed that the Roman emperor Theodosius I, a Christian, abolished the Games because of their pagan influences.

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In what year were the ancient olympic games stopped?

The olympic games were stopped in 393 AD by Theodsius I.


What stopped during the ancient Olympic competitions?

During the original Olympic Games, all wars stopped and resumed after the Games were over.


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Why did they stop the ancient olympic games?

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Why did Jimmy Carter stop the 1976 Olympic Teams?

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Who abolished the Games in 394 A D?

The olympic games were stopped after 393 AD by Theodosius I when he tried to make Christianity his state religion.


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He did so because he was a fanatic christian who persecuted Greek "pagans". Because of this, people stopped going to the Olympic games and so the whole thing ended.


Is the summer Olympic games and the Olympic games the same?

Yes. The Olympic Games include the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games is said to separate it from the Winter Olympic Games.


How long were the olympic games held until stopped in AD 393?

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Who was responsible for reviving the Olympic Games?

When the Ancient Olympics stopped Pierre de Coubertin started the Modern Olympics.


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What Olympic games were cancelled because of the Olympic games?

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Why were the Olympic Games stopped?

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There were no Olympic games in 1993. There were summer Olympic games in 1992 and 1996. There were winter Olympic games in 1992 and 1994.


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