Ancient Greece Olympics

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Introduction

The Olympics, in ancient Greece, had a big influence on the Olympics today. Historically, the Olympics in ancient Greece, was the biggest celebration of the year. The Olympics then, however, was different than the Olympics today.Despite the differences, there are still many similarities.These are only the few that stands out.

Ancient Greece Olympics

Modern and Greeks sports are very similar. Today in modern America we have some of the same sports as the Greeks did. The Olympics were held in Olympia which was South-West of Greece. The people of Greece could only compete in the Olympics because they could speak the language. Women were not allowed to play in Olympics or watch. The men thought it was not appropriate for the woman to watch the Olympics.