Ancient Greece

Greek culture

Greek food

Greeks eat a lot of seafood, poultry, goat meat and pork. They love desserts, for example, Balaclavas, melle, fruits and yogurt

Tourist Attractions

Mount Athos

Greek Goddesses

  • athena-god of wisdom
  • artemis-god of hunt and moon
  • demeter- god of earth
  • hestia-god of hearth
  • hera-god of marriage
  • Baubo-god of woman's belly
  • aphrodite-god of love and beauty
  • Cerridwen-sow-goddess\
  • Diana- protects women and girls
  • Epona- protects horses and their owners
  • Freya- love, fairity, war and wealth
  • Hathor-goddess of women, love, joy, music, dance, celebration and beauty

Olympics

The olympics were held at Olympia

Clothing

Ancient Greek clothing was typically homemade and the same piece of homespun fabric that was used as a type of garment, or blanket. From Greek vase paintings and sculptures, we can tell that the fabrics were intensely colored and usually decorated with intricate design

Religion

They believed in fate, the universe, spirits, monsters, mythological beings, human nature, purpose of life, death and afterlife.


Language

The Ancient Greeks were the first Europeans to read and write with an Alphabet, which eventually led to all modern European languages.

Government

An interesting fact of Ancient Greece government is that Sparta was ruled by two kings, sparta and Athens