Ancient Olympic history
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In Ancient Greece, those who were qualified were able to participate in Olympic games
The Olympic games were a series of games and events made to honor the gods.
Those who won were treatedWith great respect when they returned to home, everyone felt safer with a Olympic champion living in their town
Everyone wanted to be the next hero of their town
The games are made to honor Zeus more specifically and he fought his father on the top of mount Olympus, which is where the games take place.
They participated in all sorts of events such as races with and without armor, forms of wrestling and boxing, long jumping, discuss throwing (made from iron), javelin, and chariot races
The Olympic games were very treasured and important in Greek culture, they brought city states together and even prevented war.
All and all, It's safe to say that the Olympic games were extremely beneficial to Ancient Greek Society