The Olympic Games over 2 and a half 1000 years ago in Ancient Greece. Greece was made up of several different states Including Athens, Sparta and Corinth and they were often at war with each other. But when the games where no they Held a truce. This great event was held at a places called Olympia and this is wilhe the games are called the Olympic games. They were held once every 4 years in honour of Zeus Lorde all the gods. Eventually the Ancient Olympic were abolished by the roman Emperor Theodosus the 1st who was the Cristen the games because they dedicated to a pagan god but the Olympics were allways remeber is a Symbol of Human achievement and Peace.