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The Olympics were held in the honor of Zeus

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How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

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Q: What Greek Gods were involved in the Olympics?
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What significance did greek gods play in the Olympics?

The Olympics were created to worship the Greek gods.

Do the Greek gods compete in the Greek Olympics?


How were the gods involved in the Olympics?

The gods were involved because the Romans thought they were entertaining Zeus

What is Named after a mount which is home of the gods in greek mythology?

Mount Olympus is the home of the Greek gods. Maybe the Olympics?

Who is the father of the Greek gods to whom the ancient Olympics?

the greek god of chaos was the first and father of the other gods

How were ancient gods connected with the ancient Olympics?

The ancient Olympics were held to honor the Greek gods (especially to honor Zeus).

Is there a Greek God of the Olympics?

There is not a god of the Olympics but there was many gods that lived on mount olympus

What is the similarities between the Olympics and Greek Mythology?

The word Olympics comes from the name Mount Olympus where the 'Greek' Gods live,and Greek gods come from Greek Mythology.Answer 2:No, sorry, the word Olympics comes from Greek city Olympia where the most important competitions were held in antiquity.

Who created the olymipics?

Greece had created the Olympics. The Olympics were created for the Greek gods. Especially for Athena. (Which the city, Athens, was named after.) The Greece made the Olympics as the games to 'amuse' the gods, also for their honor for them. In Greek, the Olympics are spelt as Ολυμπιακοί. Olympics are for Mount Olympus, that was also for the Greek gods domain. It was also called Olympics because of Olympia, Greece for the name. The Games were not only entertainment, but to show their power and strengths to the gods. Summary: Called Olympics - Mount Olympus & Olympia, Greece Created Olympics - The people of Greece (you could say the gods in a way)

Who was the the first person to create the Olympics?

There was no person. Olympics started by the Greeks to honor their Greek Gods.

Who were the ancient Olympics dedicated to?

They were dedicated to the Greek king of the gods, Zeus.

Did the gods make up the sports in ancient Greek Olympics?


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