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How do the early Olympics compare to the Olympic Games today? Standard: Identify the influence
of the Olympic Games. Video The first was over 2,700 years ago in the year of 776 BC
The first Olympics were held in Greece.
Only men were allowed to compete in competitions and watch. Women were not allowed to compete or come to the Olympics.
Only men from Greece were allowed to compete in the Olympic games.
The Olympics are held every 4 years. (Olympiad) Ancient Olympics History The moto for the Olympics is: Citius—Altius—Fortius, which means "faster, higher, stronger." in Latin. It is used to remind the athletes to focus on becoming better not focus on winning.
Flame was lit for every Olympics and would burn all through out the games. It symbolized the death and the rebirth of heroes. Symbols of the Ancient Olympics The events that were apart of the Ancient Olympics were…
Boxing The Events of the Ancient Olympics <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/TbsXUJITa40" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> The Olympic Flag has 5 interlocking rings the colors of black, blue, green, red, and yellow on top of a white background. These 6 colors are found on every national flag in the world. It symbolizes athletes coming together from all over the world to compete.
Releasing of the Doves is done during the Opening Ceremonies and symbolizes peace.
The moto for the Olympics is: Citius—Altius—Fortius, which means "faster, higher, stronger." in Latin. It is used to remind the athletes to focus on becoming better not focus on winning.
Flame that is lit for every Olympics and burns all through out the games.
Torch Relay was added to carry the flame from Ancient Greece to the location that is hosting the Olympic Games. The symbols of the Modern Olympics Since only men were allowed to compete in the games there were only men who could become the winner.
In Ancient Olympics there was only one winner and they received a wreath of Olive branches that was placed on their head. Awards of the ancient Olympics The Ancient Olympics came to an end in he year 393 AD.
They ended because the Christian emperor (Theodosius the Great) outlawed it, making it illegal.
He made it illegal because he felt that they were worshiping idols more than they were competing in sports. Why the ancient Olympics ended The Modern Olympics were revived by a man named Pierre de Coubertin.
Different countries were starting to compete with each other in writing, art, and even sports and he felt the world need a time and place that everyone could come together and compete.
The first Modern Olympics were held in the year 1896 in Athens, Greece, as a reminder to everyone of where the Olympics actually started.
With the Modern Olympics both men and women are allowed to compete in the events.
The Modern Olympics are held every 4 years and is held in different countries all over the world. Today there are over 205 countries that compete in the Olympic games. The history of the Modern Olympics There are 24 events that take place in the Modern Olympics, a few of them are…
And many more
Some events that are the same from Ancient Olympics are
Running The Events of the modern Olympics In the Modern Olympics both men and women can receive a medal for winning.
There are three medal an athlete can receive, gold, silver, and bronze. The gold is for first place, the silver is for second place, and the bronze is for third place.
There are three winners for every event in the Modern Olympics. Awards of the modern Olympics Who can tell me in what year the next Olympics will be? The Next Olympics Venn diagram First: Glue the Venn diagram in your journal on the next clear page.
Second: Draw and label 3 to 5 things you have learned about the Ancient Olympics that is different from the Modern Olympics
Third": Draw and label 3 to 5 things you have learned about the Modern Olympics that are different from the Ancient Olympics.
Fourth: Draw and label 3 to 5 things that are the same between the Ancient and Modern Olympics Directions The next Olympics will occur in the year 2016 when you are in the 7th grade and will be held in Brazil.