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The Ancient Olympic Games , originally referred to as simply the Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions held between various city-states of Ancient Greece. They began in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece, and celebrated until 393 AD

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The games ended in 393 AD when they were banned by Roman emperor Theodosius because the Roman Empire adopted Christianity as their religion

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393or 394A.D

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