Ancient Greek Ships

Argo, the ship of the Argonauts in a Greek stamp. The Argo ship was build in three months, but a modern reconstruction using only ancient tools after 15 months hard work could not finish even half of the c. 28 m long ship.

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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion. The designs, by Professor Gillieron, were based on ancient Greek art and architecture connected with the games.

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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion.

Greek issue with Zephyrus. This is the west wind, bringer of light spring and early summer breezes.

*GREECE ~ Here we have Zephyrus. This is the west wind, bringer of light spring + early summer breezes. The young man carries spring flowers with him.

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The 1 drachmae stamps featured Athenian landmarks showing the Acropolis, Parthenon and the Olympic stadium.

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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion.

Αρχαία Ελλάδα Γραμματόσημα-Ancient Greece Stamps 1964 Έκδοση Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες Τόκιο (Αγώνες δρόμου)

Αρχαία Ελλάδα Γραμματόσημα-Ancient Greece Stamps 1964 Έκδοση Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες Τόκιο (Αγώνες δρόμου)

Triptolemus, King of Eleusis, was a demigod associated with Demeter, the Greek goddess of the harvest. Demeter gave Triptolemus a chariot with winged dragons in which he traveled over the earth with seeds of wheat acquainting man with the blessings of agriculture. Here is an image of an airmail stamp depicting Triptolemus riding in his dragon-chariot, designed by "Biscinis" (per SG), engraved and printed by Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd., and issued by Greece on November 10, 1035, Scott No…

DEMETER'S DRACONES A pair of winged dragons which drew the chariot of goddess Demeter. She gave them to the hero Triptolemos to carry him across the world spreading knowledge of agriculture.

Greek airmail stamp; Patakonia series 1926; flying boat over acropolis; (Mi: GR 301) (Sc #C2)

Greek, flying boat over Acropolis, Air Mail, Patakonia series

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Constantine Kanaris or 1797 – was a Greek Prime Minister, admiral and politician, hero of the Greek War of Independence.

Γραμματόσημα με θέματα από την επανάσταση του 1821 - Μάθημα

Stamp: 200 Years Birth of Georgios Karaiskakis (Greece) (Greek History) Mi:GR 1510

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