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The Best “Very First Olympics” Presentation. A.J. Austin Dennis Lin Johnathan Mann. Olympia, the site of the Ancient Olympic Games, is in the western part of the Peloponnese which, according to Greek mythology, is the island of " Pelops ", the founder of the Olympic Games

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the best very first olympics presentation

The Best “Very First Olympics” Presentation

A.J. Austin

Dennis Lin

Johnathan Mann

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Olympia, the site of the Ancient Olympic Games, is in the western part of the Peloponnese which, according to Greek mythology, is the island of "Pelops", the founder of the Olympic Games

  • Olympia functioned as a meeting place for worship and other religious and political practices as early as the 10th century B.C.
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When To Join Festivities

  • According to the earliest records, the first Olympic games were held in 776 BC. The Olympic games originate in athletic contests to honor of Zeus and other deities at Olympia.
  • The ancient Greek Olympics were held every four years during the full moon of midsummer. That date was chosen so the games could last into the night.
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Rules

Spectators also abided by strict rules. Only free men not convicted of any sacrileges could attend.

Women, especially married women were not allowed to watch nude contests between men.

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Events

Discus Equestrian Events

Javelin Pentathlon

Running Wrestling

Jumping

5 things t o k now
5 Things To Know….
  • Olympics were held in honor of Zeus
  • Located in Olympia, Greece
  • Once every 4 years ( Much like the Olympics today)
  • A place of political and religious practices
  • Women could not participate
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