Another time, another moral code. Nakedness wasn't as "special" as it is today.
Greek Olympians were naked so that spectators could admire their bodies. Ancient Greeks were famous for their love of beauty.
Artemis wasn't naked. She was the maiden goddess and once got a mortal ripped to shreds for seeing her naked.
no they wore tunics
it was a place for Men and Men only to prove their might against one and other in various sports, clothing at the time was not as advanced as it is today, since the men did not need protecting clothing got in the way so to speek.
So they can be lighter because the lighter they are the faster they were.
the played really boring games like running naked
nothing, they were naked as the Greeks liked the human body
They trained the boys all year and the men participated in the Olympics naked so females weren't allowed to watch.
i think they were naked
They competed naked
the ancient Greeks came up with the idea of the Olympics. the partakers would run naked. only men were allowed to watch and take part.
They were naked and wore no dress.
Nothing - they competed naked.
The original Olympic athletes competed completely in the nude. Some athletes wore a thin leather strap as a penis restraint called a kynodesme.
they were naked! or sometimes they had those things sumo wrestlers wear.
the ancient Olympic Games didnt have a uniform, they had to perform ..... naked!