"So forward now, my champion dancers, and show us your steps"
Samothraki Choral Dancers
GNU Free Documentation LicenseSamothraki Choral Dancers - Credit: Marsyas/Wikimedia Commons

Although no-one can be sure exactly what ancient Greek dancing looked like, ancient texts and art have given historians some clues. Find out more here.

 It is likely that influences of ancient Greek dancing still remain in Greek dances today.

Below is an experiment involving Greek dance performed to a reading of Homer in the original Greek. Listen for the rhythm of the verse; this is dactylic hexameter, the meter in which ancient epics were composed.