When the ancient games were at their peak what kinds of events filled the five days of the festivals?
Athletic, fighting, equestrian events.
No. Most of the theater performance in ancient Rome had to do with religious festivals and were paid for by the sponsor of the games. (Religious festivals in ancient Rome were celebrated with theater, races, and other entertainment events, depending upon the festival) There were a few theater productions given independently, but they were paid for by a sponsor. The individual actors and mimes were paid, but very little.
Sports weren't exactly played as they are today, and I am aware of no team sports, but at religious festivals and elite funerals, there were often Games, with competitions in events such as running, wrestling, chariot racing, javelin throwing and discus throwing, as well as less sporty events such as a competition for heralds.
A panhellenic festivals were festivals celebrated by the ancient Greeks. Each Greek polis (city-state) would gather and participate in these festivals. Many featured athletic, literary or musical contests. This is where the Olympic Games originated from; individuals would compete in order to win glory and honor for their polis.
There were 2 major athletic events in ancient greece, (all athletic events were part of a larger celebrations about a deity) Olympia (olympic games) and Panathinaia. After that there were several festivities that had athletic games as a part of them. Isthmian,Actian,Nemean etc. Also there was the ''Heraea Games'' dedicated to the goddess Hera wife of Zeus.
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