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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.

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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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Q: Were women allowed to participate in the Ancient Olympics?
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Who weren't allowed to participate at the ancient Greek Olympics?

Women


What was the ancient Olympics festive held for women?

The women weren't allowed to participate in the ancient Olympic games.


Why were women not allowed to participate?

women were not allowed to participate in ancient greek


Who was not allowed to participate in Olympics?

In The Ancient Olympics only men were. In the Modern Olympics Women were only aloowed to compete from 1930 onwards


Were woman allowed in the ancient olympics?

Women were not allowed to participate in the ancient Olympic games. The Olympic games were a platform for men to show their strength.


Were women allowed to compete in the ancient Olympics?

No, women were not allowed to enter the olympics.


What year were woman allowed to participate in the olympics?

It was in 1900 when women were allowed to participate in the Olympics. The 1900 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France.


Did women participate in the ancient Olympics?

Women did not participate in the Ancient Olympics. Only Greek speaking men were allowed to participate. Exception: in the chariot-race the owner of the horses was considered to be the competitor, and got the prize if they won. Women could put their horses in for the chariot race, and were considered competitors when they did.


Why were women not allowed to participate in the ancient Olympics?

because it was all nude for the boys in the olympics and all married women might see other peoples parts


When were women allowed to participate in the Olympics as swimmers?

never


Who participated in ancient olympic games?

Men were the only ones who were allowed to participated in the ancient olympics. women were not allowed to participate because women were known to disrespect the gods. And that the men competed naked!


Were the women allowed to compete in the ANCIENT Olympic games?

Participation was limited to men in ancient Olympics initially. However, by 6th century BC women were allowed to participate in events like foot racing.

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