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.
The two warriors in the picture are wearing or carrying most of the types of war material used by the Greeks for over a thousand years.
The Cretan costume of Antiquity. Long ago on the island of Crete there lived a group of people called Cretans and belonged to Minoan or Mycenaean Age.
Various seating furniture and its use from the Greek-Roman history. Suppedaneum, Throne chair, Bisellium, Klismos, Diphros, Sella castrensis