Ancient Greek Women in Sport


Hello, this website profiles women in sport in Ancient Greece. The following webpages should give a brief overview of sport for women in Ancient Greece and bring up some interesting differences and parallels with modern sport. Please while reading the following webpages (as I have tried to do writing these articles), refrain from biases and remember that this was a different era and society than the one we have now. Please try to connect some of the interesting concepts brought up when dealing with this topic (separation of gender in sport, nudity in sport, and the aesthetic beauty found in sport) with today’s view of women in sport. In looking at past societies, we can learn much about our own. In learning about women in sport in Ancient Greece, you can learn more about women in sport in our present society.