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1- More than 1,500 different city-states were combined to from Ancient Greece.
2- Athens was the largest ancient Greek city-state.
3- Women of ancient Greece lived about 35 years.
4- Ancient Greek cities constantly used to fight with each other.
5- The Ancient Greeks use to wear loincloths in regular days.
6- It was the Greeks who invented theoretical mathematics.
7- Only men were allowed to attend the theatre.
8- The Greeks practiced physical trainings without clothes.
9- Greek statues have identical smiles, slanted eyes and puffy cheeks – a consequence of the special technology of stone processing.
10- In traditional Olympics, Greek women were forbidden to attend.
11- The ancient Greeks were afraid of the deep sea and did not learn how to swim.
12- After some years the statues of the ancient Greeks were made from bronze.
13- Due to the influence of the Romans, the sculptures began to be made out of marble.
14- In ancient Greece, the unibrow was a sign of intelligence and great beauty in women.
15- In Ancient Greek a beautiful woman was depicted wearing a white mask, an ugly woman – yellow.
16- In the burial of the dead it was customary to put everything that could be useful in the afterlife.
17- The duties of the teacher included guarding children and teaching elementary things.
18- The Greek ruler Alexander the Great was first to put his own face on Greek coins.
19- Ancient Greece is the birth place of theatre.
20- There were two theatrical genres: satire and drama at the time of Ancient Greece.
21- Only men were allowed to perform in theatres.
22- Ancient Greece is also birthplace of democracy.
23- If anyone wants to participate in elections then they had to pay.
24- Greek cemeteries were decorated with statues of young men.
25- In Ancient Greek throwing apple at someone was way to show love.
26- Plato was not only a famous philosopher, but also a good athlete.
27- ‘School’ word came from Greek language; in Greek it means leisure, or free time.
28- In ancient Greece, men with potbellies were thought to be exceptional leaders.
29- In ancient Greece, there was a system where people could expel the politician for 10 years.
30- The Athens was named after the Greek goddess.
31- The first guide for tourism in Greece was created more than 2200 years ago.
32- The Greek guidebook consisted of 10 books.
33- The word “Dinosaur” also came from the ancient Greek which means “terrible lizard.”
34- The ancient Greek left us the legacy of the art, philosophy, science, literature, politics and maths.
35- Ancient Greeks wouldn’t eat beans as they thought that they contained the souls of the dead.
36- The first Olympic champion was a Greek cook named Coroebus who won the sprint race.
37- No wars were permitted in the month before the ancient Olympics so that spectators could travel to Olympia unharmed.
38- The Greeks would sacrifice hundred bulls to Zeus god during each Olympics.
39- Ancient Greeks and Romans often bought slaves with salt.
40- Greek is one of the oldest languages in Europe.
41- The women who were educated were not valued; most of them were rarely married.
42- Between 40- 80% of ancient Greece population was slaves.
43- Thales of Miletus is considered to be the first Greek philosopher.
44- Soldiers of ancient Greece used to wear 70 pounds of bronze amour.
45- The rich Greek women were not allowed to study or work.
46- The wine of the Greeks was seven times diluted with sea water.
47- Infant mortality was very high, half of the children died in the first year of life.
48- The Greeks believed that with the help of rhythmic dances, one could hypnotize and catch owls.
49- The first vending machine was invented in ancient Greece
50- Ancient Greek used to enjoy roasted pig stuffed with eggs, oysters and other things.
51- At its economic height, in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, Ancient Greece was the most advanced economy in the world.
52- The first 13 Olympic Games consisted of just one sport – running.
53- The ancestors of the Greeks were Indo-Europeans who entered Greece around 1900 B.C.
54- In ancient Greek, the word “idiot” meant anyone who wasn’t a politician.
55- Wealthy people would sacrifice animals at the temples. Poor people who couldn’t afford live animals offered pastry ones instead.
56- In Ancient Greece, the normal number of jury people was 500.
57- The theory that planets orbit the sun was first proposed by the ancient Greek Aristarchus of Samos in the 3rd century BC.
58- At its height, Greek colonization reached as far as Russia and France to the west and Turkey to the east.
59- Around sixth century in Greece, there were human sacrifices.
60- According to ancient legends, the philosopher Diogenes lived in a barrel.

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