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During the period of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-1969) most
traditional operas ceased to be performed in favour of new works, realistic in style
and content, and using, paradoxically, Western musical instrumentation.
Protoliterate and Early Dynastic periods. During the Protoliterate period (c. 3400-
c. 2900 bc) men of rank wore an ankle-length skirt, the rectangular cloth wrapped
so that the visible short side was in front. During the Early Dynastic period (c.
The clothing of the Greeks, like their civilization, changed with the three periods
of their history: the Archaic (c. ... In the Archaic period the dress was influenced by
the Near East; in the Classical period it was original and harmonious; in the ...
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