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Ancient Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece. They were ...

Ancient Olympic Games, First Olympics in Olympia Greece

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According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to Olympian gods and staged in Olympia.

History - Ancient Olympic Games - Olympics

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Getty. According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were ...

The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games - Penn Museum

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The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games  ...

Ancient Olympic Sports

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The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of ...

BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks - The Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival. The Greek Olympics, thought to ...

The Olympic Games - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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The Olympic Games, which originated in ancient Greece as many as 3,000 years ago, were revived in the late 19th century and have become the world's ...

Ancient Greek Olympics - Facts for Kids - History for Kids

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The Ancient Greek Olympics. In 776 B.C.E, about three thousand years ago, the first Olympic Games took place. Originally, the games were part of a religious ...

Ancient Olympic Games | HSTRY for Education

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One of the most famous Greek contributions to our world today are the Olympic Games. In 776 BC, the first ever Olympic Games were organized. Who could ...

The Olympic Games [ushistory.org]

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The ancient Greeks loved competition of all sorts. Each year, the various city- states of Greece sent athletes to festivals of games, which were held to honor the  ...

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2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.