Why a four-year cycle?

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  1. Rubato 1

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    Why do certain ancient festivals occur every four years (ie, the olympics)? Is there an astronomical cycle or natural occurance? I know it's not tied into the leap year thing, for this was around long before that.
     
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    http://www.fjkluth.com/olympic2.html Scroll down just a bit, and you will see the answer:1_grouphug:
     
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    Is this a joke?
    C'mon, be a sport, and copy/paste it for me. Idon't have time to read an encyclopedia?:smilewinkgrin:
     

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