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Number of ancient Olympic Games

How many ancient Olympic Games have there been?

Not known

It is widely known the fact that the Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states of Ancient Greece.  Needless to say, they were held in honor of Zeus.  It is interesting to know that they began in 776 BC in Olympia.  Not too many people know that Olympic Games were held every four years.  Not too many people know that no women were allowed to watch the games and only Greek nationals could participate.  The exact number of ancient Olympic Games is not known.

This fact is verified on : January 23, 2014.





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