answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Yes becasue it was known to be the fairest event to all people

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-02-26 16:47:45
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar
Study guides

Olympics

20 cards

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

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
5.0
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
2 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why was the pankration considered the nastiest game in the ancient olympic games?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

What ancient Olympic games do you not play today?

chariot racing,javelin,discus and pankration


What was the Roughest sport in ancient Olympic Games?

Pankration = 'all power' i.e. no holds barred.


What were the first five events in the ancient Olympic games?

Running, wrestlling, boxing, pankration, pentathalon.


What other events were introduced in to the ancient olympic games?

The Ancient Olympic Events are: Boxing Chariot Riding Riding Pankration Penathlon Discus Javelin Jump Running Wrestling


Which ancient Olympic event included both wrestling and boxing?

Pankration (pan = all, kration = power, 'no holds barred').


What were the ancient Olympics sports?

The ancient olympic sports were: running, long jump, shot put, javelin and pankration. Later boxing and equestrian events were added,


What games are no longer in olympic?

Pankration and Chariot racing


Who was the Greek philosopher that won the pankration event in olympic games twice?

Plato


How many people took part in the ancient greek olympic event the pankration?

Pankration rounds were usually between two competitors. The Greek games had four rounds with a total of 16 athletes. The largest competition was said to have had nine rounds with a total of 512 contestants.


What is the ancient sport of Pankration about?

The sport of Pankration was one of the sports in the original Olympic games. The name when translated into English means no holds barred (Literally 'all to be strong). It is similar to wrestling but allows kicking etc as well and the contestants aim to survive or escape as much as to win.


What was the nastiest sport in the olympic games?

i dont think they have nasty sports but a skleton crash is nasty


When the ancient games were at their peak what kinds of events filled the five days of the festival?

How did the Olympic Games change after the Romanโ€™s conquered the greeks


What were the sports for the olympic games in ancient Greece?

well there weren't many but the first one was chariot racing, there are other ones too like boxing, wrestling and the nastiest sport was the pankration which had very little rules BUTthere were two rules and they were NO gouging peoples eyes out and NO biting each other and those are the only rules that i know of. thanks for LOOKING at my answer it probably wasen't any help but i tried my best.


What was the name of the most vicious Olympic sport in 430 BCE?

Trick quetion - Olympic years are divisible by 4. Pankration - 'all power' - no holds barred.


Which events were in the ancient Olympic Games?

Initially only a foot sprint race. It later expanded to include longer foot races, boxing, wrestling pankration, javelin, shot put, discus and chariot racing.


Who were the spectators at the ancient olympic games and how did they behave?

The spectators at the ancient Olympic games were men and men only. Most of the competition was in the nude and the games were often considered to be a raucous party.


Why were women not allowed to play in the Ancient Greece Olympic games?

Women in Ancient Greek were considered inferior to men and did not have the same rights. For that reason they were not allowed to participate in the Olympic games.


What event where in ancient Olympic games?

The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian event oh yeah and discus throw.


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

it was in ancient olympic


What events were in first ever olympic?

boxing,discus,equestrian events,javelin,jumping,pankration,pentathalon,running,wrestling


Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.


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


What games were played at the first Olympic games?

The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian events.


What are 5 contests they had in the early Olympic games?

Dolichos, hoplitodromos, diaulos, stadion, hippios, chariot racing, boxing, pankration, wrestling, and the pentathlon which considered of wrestling, stadion, long jump, javelin throw, and discus throw.


How old did you have to be in the ancient olympic?

ancient.