Women were not allowed to compete in the ancient Olympics, under penalty of death. Married women were not allowed to attend, also under penalty of death. Unmarried women were allowed to attend, as it was thought that the Olympics were a good place for young maidens to meet their future husbands.
yes those who were unmarried but married were not allowed because of men who compete naked.
Women were not allowed to compete personally. Married women were not allowed to attend the games because of a penalty of death, although maidens were allowed to attend.
It was a male religious celebration in honour of the god Zeus. Women had their own religious events which males were banned from.
Women were NOT allowed to attend the olympic games(if they did they would be given a fine-maidens were allowed to attend) aswell as that, if they were married they wern't allowed to watch.
Only men and unmarried women were allowed to watch the games. It was punishable by death for a married woman to watch the games.
nude men competed in the Olympics back then and married women were not allowed to go to the Olympics
because it was all nude for the boys in the olympics and all married women might see other peoples parts
Not in all events. There were some events that had women competitors. Married women weren't allowed to spectate because the men in the Olympics were entirely nude. The penalty could be a harsh as death.
Only married women were not allowed to attend the games, it was punishable by death for a married woman to enter the Olympic arena. It was believed that it would upset the god Zeus for a married woman to watch the nude athletes.
They would be killed ... but it's extremely unlikely that a woman could compete because they would play the Olympics naked, so that it was clear that all the athletes were men. Unmarried women were allowed to attend the games, since the Olympics were thought to be a good place for them to meet their future husbands. Married women were not allowed to attend, under penalty of death.
Women were not allowed to compete. Married women were not allowed to watch because the men would be nude and the women would be held in disgrace. Only free men (not slaves), that could speak Greek were allowed to compete. Once you enter you cannot leave the Olympics. No one can start earlier and other competitors; if they do they would get beaten or disqualified. In general if people disobeyed the Olympic rules then they would have to pay a fine and the money would help build statues of Zeus or they'd get whipped. If married women were found watching the Olympics, they would be thrown off Mountain Typaion, Wrestlers were not allowed to use oil because it would protect their skin from dirt and sun light. For example, if someone grabbed an opponent's arm with oil on it, it would be hard for the wrestler to hold on, therefore it is an advantage to the opponent and harder for the wrestler to grab on.