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 ...
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.
Ancient Greeks: The Olympic Games. Explore timelines. YEAR/PERIOD. Subtext.
3000 BC. 431 BC. The Peloponnesian War. 443 BC. Pericles leads Athens in ...
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 ...
Read about history of the Olympics, which began in Ancient Greece. Includes
links to other activities, historical photos, and a teacher's guide to help students ...
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 ...
The most famous games held at Olympia, South- West of Greece, which took
place every four years. The ancient Olympics seem to have begun in the early
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
Jan 28, 2013 ... Olympia is an ancient Greek sanctuary in the Peloponnese region in southern
Greece where every four years the ancient Olympic games were ...
May 23, 2013 ... The ancient Olympic Games were a sporting event held every four years at the
sacred site of Olympia, in the western Peloponnese, in honour of ...