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    Ancient Olympics

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    The Olympics started April 6, 1896, the first games played in the olympics were boxing, chariot racing, pankration, javelin, jumping, running, wrestling. The Olympics have been held all over the world. People from all over the world come to compete in the different olympic games. The Olympic games go all the way to 776 BC and was first taken place in Ancient Greece. The Olympics have an interesting Beginning along with a few but competitive events that have changed drastically over time. The Olympics

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    The Ancient Olympics

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    Most people know that the Olympics were started in Greece and that there must be at least one difference between the ancient Olympics and the more recent Olympics.But contrary to common belief the olympics have significally changed from when they first began ,not only has the meaning of the events changed but the athletes able to participate. One story says that the games were started by Herakles (Roman Hercules) and Alceme. There are other known records of who began the games. The first known written

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    The Ancient Olympics

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    The Ancient Olympics A powerful roar of excitement only adds to the already excentric level of thrill. An energy driven by the athletes pushing their physical and mental strength to glorify the Gods fills the stadium. The crowd filling the stands radiate with delight as heat after heat of men race down the two stade sprint (Ancient Olympic Games). The authors at Olympics.org have traced the start of the Olympics all the way back to 776 BC. The catalyst for the modern day Olympics that started in

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    original ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 B.C, Homer’s Iliad indicates they may have existed as early as the twelfth century BC. The Games were then continued for twelve centuries and were devoted to Olympian deities. Olympia turned into the site of these memorable ancient Olympic games that scattered the seeds for the largest global sporting events of current times, the Modern Olympics. The location of the Ancient Olympics is situated in the western part of Peloponnese. The Ancient Olympic

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    in the Olympics. The Olympics had started a revolution that is still on today; it has brought the most talented people together to compete in events to show each others’ great ability. The olympics is the new age of competitive sports that will lead people to unlock their full potential, and start a story that will never be forgotten. The Ancient greece olympic games go back to 776 bc in a little village called Olympia. The games were a religious event that was performed to honor the ancient Greek

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    Ancient Olympic Events

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    The Olympic events were the most important part of the ancient Olympic events. The Corebus was one of the very first Olympic events. It was a 600 foot race by Hercules. The very first winner was Koroibos of Elis, he was a humble Greek cook, Baker and athlete. He was the first and only winner in the very first Olympics in 776 B.C.E. He received an olive wreath for his victory. This race was only for men. Well the whole Olympics were only for men in ancient Greece. The Pentathlon was another important

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    The Ancient Olympic Games

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    The Ancient Olympic Games is a series of competitions held between representatives of several city-states from Ancient Greece, which featured mainly athletic but also combat and chariot racing events.[1] The origin of these Olympics is shrouded in mystery and legend.[2] One of the most popular myths identifies Heracles and his father Zeus as the progenitors of the Games.[3][4][5] According to legend, it was Heracles who first called the Games "Olympic" and established the custom of holding them every

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    idea of the Olympics has started? The Ancient and Modern Olympics are a turning point in history. The Olympics played a huge role in society, and was different yet similar both in ancient times and modern time, but had stopped for a while, made a comeback, and has started a breakthrough in the world of sports. Events like the Olympics brings each country together all supporting each other. It combines passion with hard work and pride to compete in the Olympics. Here is how the Olympics has evolved

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    The Ancient Olympic Games celebrated culture and politics as much as athleticism. Examining the Ancient Games through these lenses reveals a contradiction between fostering national Greek unity and the rivalries between Greece’s many city-states. Every four years, tens of thousands of Greeks from hundreds of different city-states came together to compete against each other in sports but also to conduct politics and important business. On the one hand, the Games were grounded in religion and myth

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    watch the Olympic Games. Here, thousands of the world’s greatest athletes compete for glory. The modern Olympic Games started only in 1896, but the ancient Olympic Games began over two-thousand years before. The ancient Greek Olympics were an important part of the Greek culture and were celebrated for hundreds of years, during which the political and cultural borders shifted. The athletic games held in Olympia during ancient Greece exemplified the religious and exclusive nature of the ancient Greek society

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