Ancient Olympic Games and          Athens By: Dariano Moore, Amelia Rubin,      and Michaela Quattrucci
Athens• Athens already hosted the Olympic  Games because Mount Olympus was in  Athens.
Athens• Athens was a beautiful and busy and rich  because they had natural resources like  silver, lead, and marble.
The Start• The Ancient Olympic Games started in  776 bc.
Gold Olive Wreaths• The prize for being in the Olympic Games  was a Gold Olive Wreath
Olympic Events• Some Ancient Olympic Events were races,  wrestling, boxing, chariot racing, horse  races, Pentathlon and P...
Olympiad• The games happened every 4 years, this  time period was known as the Olympiad.
The End• The Ancient Olympic Games ended in 391  ad. Emperer Theodosius was the one that  ended the games.
Thank You• Thank You for watching our slideshare.
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Olympic games and athens

  1. 1. Ancient Olympic Games and Athens By: Dariano Moore, Amelia Rubin, and Michaela Quattrucci
  2. 2. Athens• Athens already hosted the Olympic Games because Mount Olympus was in Athens.
  3. 3. Athens• Athens was a beautiful and busy and rich because they had natural resources like silver, lead, and marble.
  4. 4. The Start• The Ancient Olympic Games started in 776 bc.
  5. 5. Gold Olive Wreaths• The prize for being in the Olympic Games was a Gold Olive Wreath
  6. 6. Olympic Events• Some Ancient Olympic Events were races, wrestling, boxing, chariot racing, horse races, Pentathlon and Pankration.
  7. 7. Olympiad• The games happened every 4 years, this time period was known as the Olympiad.
  8. 8. The End• The Ancient Olympic Games ended in 391 ad. Emperer Theodosius was the one that ended the games.
  9. 9. Thank You• Thank You for watching our slideshare.
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