Ancient Greece and Athletics
Respond to the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:
Describe the ancient Greek competitive character, and compare the ancient Olympics (as a festival featuring athletics) to the Olympics today, identifying any major differences. Explain what the Olympic rules regarding females and evidence, such as the "running girl" artifact, reveal about female status and Greek athletics in particular Greek city-states.
Ancient Greek Athletics and Female Status
Chapter : Olympics and women in Sparta; For Athens later
British Museum's Running Girl artifact
Philadelphia's Penn Museum on Women and Greek athletics .