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Summary: The Olympics had many affects on everyday Greek life with religion, sacrifices, sports, war, etc. It also played an important event in religion, physical competition, and coming together as a country.
The Olympics were an important event honoring Zeus, the Greek god of all gods and goddesses in a religious festival and physical competition. The Olympics were only celebrated every four years, between the 4 years was a different event honoring a different god each year. The Olympics were so important that many religious practices were made during the festival.

In 776 B.C. the Olympics started in Olympia, the home of all gods and goddesses. Olympia is featured in the western Peloponnesus and Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in all of Mainland Greece. The Olympics was featured in the late summer and was always in Olympia, because Zeus was the supreme ruler of Mount Olympus. The city-states picked the most physically fit to compete among men from other city-states. The winners of Olympics were given olive wreaths from the pentathlon. The pentathlon included 5 events, run, throw discus, jump, hurl javelin...

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