Ancient Olympics

Ready to learn about the Olympics? Watch this video to discover the ancient origins of this athletic event.

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The Ancient Greek Olympics Part 1: No Fighting Allowed

The Ancient Greek Olympics Part 1: No Fighting Allowed One of the more stunning true stories about ancient Greece was that during the Olympic Games, all fighting stopped. No matter how long or how fierce a battle had raged, every soldier in the battlefield put down his weapons and traveled to Olympia, there to compete in athletic games designed to honor Zeus and the other Greek gods.

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