Ancient Games

Athens 2004

August 13, 2004

A.D. 393 - The end of an era

The Games were abolished under Roman Emperor Theodosius I, who was a convert to Christianity and didnM-Ft tolerate the paganism of the festival.

Sources for ANCIENT GAMES: M-tAncient Greek Athletics,M-v Stephen G. Miller; M-tThe Ancient Olympic Games,M-v Judith Swaddling; M-tThe Original Olympics,M-v Stewart Ross; International Olympic Committee; Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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