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Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

Beautiful uncovered Mosaic from Greece. Zeugma (Turquia) 2000 years old Mosaic from Bri

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

Greece Travel Inspiration - The Parthenon and the other roughly temples have been either carefully restored or precisely copied and reassembled.

Joseph Stieler, Portrait of Katharina Bozzaris, daughter of Marco Bozzaris…

Joseph Karl Stieler, Daughter of Marko Boçari (Bozzaris), an Albanian / Arvanite fighter. The daughter was named Katarina Boçari (Katharina Bozzaris), and she is portrayed wearing national arvanite costume.

Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens…

Η Αθήνα και η Ακρόπολη το 1869 (φωτο: Paul Baron des Granges)...   Διαβάστε όλο το άρθρο: http://www.mixanitouxronou.gr/afti-ine-i-proti-fotografia-tis-akropolis-meta-tin-tourkokratia-ta-schedia-gia-tin-anikodomisi-tis-katestrammenis-athinas-ke-i-antidrasis-ton-ikopedouchon/

“Rare photo of and Acropolis in The Photo was taken by Paul Baron des Granges.

Arrival of the first sisters on Lemnos Island. The nurses' experience of Gallipoli from their letters. For Australians, the image usually associated with 25 April, 1915 is that of Australian soldiers charging bravely up the steep and barren slopes of Gallipoli. Less appreciated is the picture of an Australian nurse on that same day attending to hundreds of battered and bleeding men on the decks and in the confined wards of a hospital ship…

This is a picture of some of the nurses who cared for hundreds of battered and bleeding men on the decks and in the confined wards of a hospital ship on the first ANZAC day. We know about their experiences from their letters.

Eleftheria i thanatos "freedom or death" is the motto of Greece.It arose during the Greek War of Independence in the 1820s, where it was a war cry for the Greeks who rebelled against Ottoman rule.It was adopted after the Greek War of Independence. It is still in use today, and is a popular theory regarding the use of 9 stripes (for the 9 syllables of the motto) in the Greek flag.The motto symbolized and still symbolizes the resolve of the people of Greece against tyranny and oppression

Grateful Hellas, by Theodoros Vryzakis, 1958 [Greece personified as a woman, with revolutionaries who participated in the Greek War of Independence]

Cretan refugies 1897 Athens by janwillemsen, via Flickr

1897 - Orphans of Sultan’s Victims, at the Cretan Refugees’ Food Kitchen, Athens, Greece Source: Library of Congress

...Memories of Greek School stage fright...

Ελλάδα/Ellatha/Greece-Greek Flags--The Left with the Cross is for Mainland Display & the other with the Stripes for the Sea. Now only the Flag with the Stripes is used