when they were born the family attached an olive branch to the door - a sign of victory.
they spent their early years with mom playing with rattles, tops, yo-yos.
at age 7 boys went to school to learn reading, writing, math, music, and literature.
they participated in sports such as running, boxing, wrestling, and javelin and discus throwing (this prepared them for service in the army which began at age 18).
At age 20 they took their place in society working, shopping at the agora, discussing politics, and voting.