Listen to original Ancient Greeece's music
He was Greek. A King .
And the Red Carpet Ritual was roled out by his Loving Wife for his Victory Welcome after Trojan war.
Then she killed him.
In the ancient Greek play Oresteia
Clytemnistra rolls out a carpet in honor of her husband, King Agamemnon, as he returns victorious from the Trojan war. The carpet may have been purple rather than red, although there are conflicting views on the archaeologists' studies .
In the ancient Greek tragedy written by Aeschylus, she plays the loving, waiting wife who attempts to persuade Agamemnon to step on a red tapestry or carpet to walk into “his” palace as a true returning conqueror. For the religious Principles of Ancient Greece, though, the carpet ritual could indicate to the Gods the scale arrogance , and indignity , the "hybris" that the human Agamemnon could have reached as a result of his victory and provoke their anger. Eventually, Clytemnestra does persuade Agamemnon to cross the tapestry to enter the oikos, the home The weird part is that after Agamemnon’ steps on the carpet, Clytemnistra murders him -
No-one seems absolutely sure of the origin, but like so many aspects of our culture and even science it has been suggested that it goes all the way back to ancient Greece and the classical play Agamemnon.
One way or another this fable passed down through centuries with the purple fading to a plain deep red which only the most important members of society were to walk on.
Railroads seem to have really commercialised the practice commonly rolling out red carpets on platforms to direct passengers to the correct portion of the train just as many hotels will run red carpets from the pavement into their lobbies for arriving guests, Vip's and non ...
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Melina Merkouri revives the moto "Travel to Greece", ..., forever!
"wherever I go I travel to Greece..." Melina
The Melina Mercouri
Foundation, the Cultural Organization of Prespes and ADaM Productions of Badminton Theater present the performance, Melina-wherever I travel to, Greece…, a grand tribute to the famous Greek actress Melina Mercouri.
The premier of the performance last year took place on August 24, 2013 in Prespes, as part of the Prespeia International Festival and was presented at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus on September 7,greekreporter, 2/7/2013
the greek Body : The way it's meant to be
Back in time and space
Meet Greece through the ruins that made glory and history
The centuries of outstanding art on your feet .....
With all the attention that the world’s ladies receive, whether for good or for bad, there is no denying that it over shadows the men… however, this isn’t how male beauty was revered and celebrated by the Ancient Greeks and in the Dolce&Gabbana SS2014 fashion show.
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Enjoy the Wellcome Reception of the Acropolis Museum
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