Ancient Olympia, the city of the Olympic Games

ancient Olympia

Olympia is a city at the western coast of the Peloponnese. It was a normal city, like New York, but it had something special, The Olympics.

Olympia had two parts: The city and the Olympics field above on a mountain.

It was for women forbidden to see the Olympics. Once there was a women who tried to see them. See clothed herself like a trainer and looked at the matches of her son.

When son won a match, she shouted like a woman and the men of Olympia killed her. From that time not only the participens but also the trainers and visitors weren’t allowed to wear clothes.

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