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.
The Rex Sacrorum (“king of sacrifices”), also known as Rex Sacrificulus was one of the highest Roman priests.
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.
Various depictions and descriptions of bloody and bloodless sacrificial ceremonies of the ancient Romans. The cultrarius, the camillus, the spondaules, the victim butchers, victimarii, the popa.
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.