“Ancient Greek Athletics; the Athenian Acropolis and Greek Theater” Please respond to the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:
Compare the Greek competitive character and ancient Olympics as a festival featuring athletics to the Olympics today. 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.
Provide a rationale for your response. Identify two (2) specific aspects of the Athenian Acropolis and its Parthenon, and explain their significance to ancient Greek culture and the western heritage in the arts. Comment on one (1) feature of the ancient Greek theater that you find especially intriguing. Explain the manner in which audiences today might receive the plot of the comedy Lysistrata. Justify your response.