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A Review of Ancient Greek Entertainment, Sports and Arts

Summary: Ancient greek entertainment, its societal functions, and how it is similar to modern-day entertainment.
Greek society engaged in many of the same pursuits that we still do today. They gave us the Olympics, tragedy, and comedy. For the same reasons today (as an outlet for amusement and diversion) entertainment for the average Greek was a segregated affair that consisted of physical recreation, literature, and drama.

Primarily, the Greeks loved to engage in sporting events. Of course, they had the Olympics, created to honor their gods and expanded from a one day event to a five day ordeal with many different events. It must first be established that the Greeks believed that physical exercise and mental training were a necessary part of daily life, as well as competition. It has been said that a Greek rule of thumb was "Educate children with gymnastics and music." Clearly, the desire for sport as a means of entertainment has...

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