The Olympic Games Of The VI Olympiad

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The Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The Games began as a way to flaunt physical prowess, and to give sacrifices to the mythical gods of greek mythology particularly Zeus. The Games continued even after Greece came under Roman rule. However, by christians they were seen as sacreligious, and in 394 AD were suppressed by emperor Theodosius I as part of the campaign to impose Christianity as the state religion of Rome.

The 1916 Summer Olympics, officially known as the "Games of the VI Olympiad", were scheduled to be held in Berlin, Germany, but were eventually cancelled due to the outbreak of World War I.

The 1940 Summer and Winter Olympics were originally scheduled to be held from September

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