Life in Ancient Greece was very different from today. People worked hard to keep the many Greek gods and goddesses happy with prayers and sacrifices. Slaves outnumbered people who were free, and the country was often at war. Sports participation and competitive events were popular entertainment for both men and women. From houses and servants to clothing and school, discover daily life in Ancient Greece. This series explores the world of Ancient Greece through the works of playwrights, philosophers, and historians of the time. These works offer a fascinating window into another era. Each page features a quotation that explains a unique aspect of life in Ancient Greece.