The Olympics began over 2 in a half thousand years ago in Athens Greece in those days. Greece was made up of several different stats including fa lens Sparta in corinth and the were often at war. With either bat when the game were on the halde a truce this great event was held a place cold alipay and this is why the games are cold they Olympia. They were held once every 4 years in aner of Zeus lord of all the gods. Aventherley the athens olympics were abolished by the Roman empire theodosius the first how was a qw eshgin and didn't like the games. Because they were dederkaterd to a pegin thort but the olympia were all they remembered as a symbol of human. Of the mint and peace.