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The Olympic Games were stopped because of the Roman Emperor Theodosius. He abolished them along with all 'pagen cults'.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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When did the Olympic games stop?

The Christian emperor Theodosius I ordered an end to the ancient Olympic games in 393.


Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.


Did the ancient greeks stop war and fighting to hold the olympic games?

yes


What do the olympic games stand for?

The Olympic games stand for a worldwide meaning, equality, fraternity, peacefulness. War would stop in ancient Olympic games, thats how much it mean s to everyone


What women was aloud in the real ancient Olympics the ancient olympic games?

No, there was only olympic games for men in ancient olympic history


Ancient greek Olympic stadium?

The ancient Greeks did different games to our Olympic games


Did the olympic games start in ancient Egypt?

No, the olympic games started in Ancient Greece


Why wasn't the Olympic games in the ancient Olympics?

it was in ancient olympic


Who was not allowed to attend the ancient olympic games and why?

Women were not allowed to attend the ancient Olympic games.....


What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games?

racing


Who were the ancient Olympic games dedicated to?

The Ancient Olympic Games were dedicated to Zeus, the God of Gods.


When and why did the Ancient Olympic Games stop?

It was stopped in 393 AD because of Christianity by Theodus the 1st.


Were women women allowed at the ancient olympic games?

Women were not allowed to compete in ancient Olympic games.


Who lit the flame in the ancient Olympic Games?

The Sun's Rays lit the Flame in the Ancient Olympic Games!


Were women permitted to attend ancient olympic games?

women were not permitted to attend the ancient olympic games


What is the ancient olympic event?

The Olympic Games.


Who were not allowed to watch the Olympic Games in ancient Greece?

Women were not permitted to watch the Olympic Games in Ancient Greece


Did the colseum in Athens have anything to do with ancient Greek olympic games?

In ancient Greece Olympia was the venue for the games which took their name after this city: The Olympic games. They were not in Athens. The modern Olympic Games are different.


Why are the Olympic Games called what they are?

The Olympic games are loosely based on the ancient Olympic Games of ancient Greece. These were called the Olympic Games because they were held in Olympia, which was a plain in the district of Elis, in southern Greece that was regarded as a sacred region.


Why were the Olympic games held in ancient?

the olympic games were held for the God Zues.


What is the ancient Olympic event called?

The Olympic Games.


What was in the pentathlon in the ancient olympic games?

sprinting, long-jumping, javelin, discuss and wrestling were in the Pentathlon in the Ancient Olympic games


How old could they be to compete in the Ancient Greek Olympic Games?

You had to be 7 or older to compete in the Ancient Greek Olympic games


What are five facts about ancient Greece olympic equestrian games?

One fact - there were no ancient Greek Olympic Equestrian Games


How many Olympic events are alike in the modern Olympic games and the ancient Olympic games?

about 5 or 9.