Shocking facts about Ancient Greece that will amaze even scientists

05 Jul 2023

The Red Carpet was created by them

Ancient Greece is where the idea of the red carpet first emerged. Prior to then, it was called Crimson (a shade of red) Path. Red carpets were thought to be a luxury reserved solely for the heavenly and not for mankind.

The ancient drama Agamemnon, which is the first in the trilogy of Oresteia plays, contains a description of the Crimson Path. Ancient Greeks believed that the color red was holy and challenging to manufacture. The kermes insect's colors were used to create it.

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