The first handshake dates to Ancient Greece as way to prove you were weapon free

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Hello! Handshake , high five, fist bump. These ways of greeting a friend or new acquaintance seem so natural and unremarkable now, but how did these gestures originate in the first place?

The handshake dates back the farthest. Archaeological relics suggest that handshakes were practiced in ancient Greece in the 5 th century B.C. It was a symbol of peace, showing that you were not carrying a weapon. In Berlin’s Pergamon Museum, the most-visited in Germany, a 5 th -century funereal relic shows two soldiers shaking hands. At the Acropolis, in Athens, Greece, a 5 th -century stone slab...


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The first handshake dates to Ancient Greece as way to prove you were weapon free


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