The Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among .... some
games were still held. Some of the games that were played: ...
Getty. The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC,
when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games 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.
The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the
The Roman's banned the games because it was a Pagan ritual, and it remained
that way for 1,500 years. The first modern day Olympics were played in Athens, ...
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece, ....
concerning the role to be played by the newly reunified Germany in Europe.
A history of the Olympic Games from Ancient to Modern.
Although we do not know just when the Games were first played, the earliest
recorded Olympic competition occurred in 776 B.C. It had only one event, the ...
Aug 2, 2008 ... Or that a chef won the very first Olympic games? ... this also plays into the realm
of the addage: "i don't like what you say, but i will defend to my ...
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 ...