Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
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.
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.
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.
The Greek female dress of the classical period. The Greek dress is indeed one of the typical products of the Hellenic genius. It exemplifies better than almost anything else the capacity of this gifted people for producing the most beautiful effects by the simplest means.
A quadriga. The shape of the car. Sitting muse after a relief. Five gods, Juno, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Diana.