Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
Paestum is a greek ruined site recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Campania region in the province of Salerno in Italy.
Antiquities and Works of Art. Ancient specimens of Roman and Grecian Mosaic Glass. Amphora, Cruche, or Œnochœ, small Bottle, ribbed Cup.
The Greek dance usually took the form of those slow measured movements which Simonides described as “silent poetry”.
The Ionic dress is more ornamental and richer than the Doric. This style became popular later in Greek history and was more complicated.
Decoration, taken from various periods of Greek Art. Specimens of Antefix, Meanders, mosaic-work. Frieze and corona ornaments.
Ionic dress. Compared to modern dress, it was an easy, comfortable, simple style of clothing.
You will notice, from the Doric column in front of which they are standing, how closely the simple, open, unelaborated costume blends with the earlier Greek architecture.
The costume worn by early Greeks was the simplest type of dress civilized man has ever fashioned.
Greek Art. Examples of the flora of Magna Græcia. Painted antefixæ. Terra cotta ornaments. Paintings on vases. Fret-work or meanders.