Top 5 Trivia Facts of the Ancient Olympic Games

Top 5 Trivia Facts of the Ancient Olympic Games The Ancient Olympic Games took place in Greece in honor of the Greek god, Zeus, and are believed to have begun in 776 BC. These events are obviously very different from the Olympic Games held today. In this section of our Olympic series, WatchMojo.com speaks to Hans Beck from the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University to learn about the ancient fighting style similar to today's UFC, whether athletes competed in the nude, the role of women and other pieces of trivia about the Ancient Olympic Games.

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