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The Olympics were actually only one part of the Panhellenic games. In ancient Greece, the Panhellenic games were a series of four competitions: The Olympic Games, The Pythian Games, The Nemean Games, and the Isthmian Games. Each set of games honored one of the Greek gods. The Olympic Games is the oldest of the four games, and the one that still exists today.

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