Ancient Olympians (Photo)

By Tim Gerbhart
Tim Gerbhart
Tim Gerbhart
July 31, 2012 Updated: October 1, 2015
Epoch Times Photo
Visitors look at a statue of Hermes (the patron of athletics) in the National Archeological Museum in Athens, at the site of ancient Olympia. The original Olympic Games took place every four years at ancient Olympia, from 776 B.C. until Emperor Theodosius I banned them in A.D. 394. Today's Olympic Games date back to the 19th century. This photo was taken on July 26, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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