Friday, 12 August 2016

History of the Olympics

Have you heard  about the Ancient  Olympics  games   ?
It began in 776 BC in Olympia. There was only one event and that was the 200 yard dash. It was only men that were involved  in this event they were competed nude-. The religious festival was held- for god zeus - every four years.

The  Roman invaded Olympia in 393 AD.The games continued under the roman rule but                 were Germanic disrupted .The olympics stared back in 1896 and it was in Athens , Greece.  

Walt: Explain the history of the Olympic game

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