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Acropolis in Athens,Greece | 25 Gorgeous Pictures Of Greece That Will Take Your Breath Away

25 Gorgeous Pictures Of Greece That Will Take Your Breath Away

Acropolis in Athens,Greece | 25 Gorgeous Pictures Of Greece That Will Take Your Breath Away

VISIT GREECE| Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, #Peloponnese #mainland #destination

VISIT GREECE| Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, #Peloponnese #mainland #destination

Murals from Palace of Tiryns ~ National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Greece

Murals from Palace of Tiryns ~ National Archaeological Museum of Athens, Greece

The Saffron Goddess (1600 B.C.) is a detail from a Minoan fresco depicting a saffron harvest. She sits supervising the plucking of flowers and the gleaning of stigmas for use in the manufacture of what is possibly a therapeutic drug. A mythological griffin, considered to be a combination of the body of a lion as king of the beasts and the head of an eagle, stands guard.

The Saffron Goddess (1600 B.C.) is a detail from a Minoan fresco depicting a saffron harvest. She sits supervising the plucking of flowers and the gleaning of stigmas for use in the manufacture of what is possibly a therapeutic drug. A mythological griffin, considered to be a combination of the body of a lion as king of the beasts and the head of an eagle, stands guard.

"Adult Saffron-Gatherer", detail from the "Saffron-Gatherers", wall-painting from Thera, Greece, c.1650 B.C.

"Adult Saffron-Gatherer", detail from the "Saffron-Gatherers", wall-painting from Thera, Greece, c.1650 B.C.

Omonoia square ~ 1903, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Omonoia square ~ 1903, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Papyrus:  From our Akrotiri Collection which features frescos from the ancient Minoan City of Akrotiri on the island Santorini. Found in the West section of the House of Ladies, frescos of massive, three stemmed, blossoming plants are painted on the walls. Papyrus grows to up to the scale of the frescoes and displays a symmetry equivalent to the flowers in this wall-painting.

Papyrus: From our Akrotiri Collection which features frescos from the ancient Minoan City of Akrotiri on the island Santorini. Found in the West section of the House of Ladies, frescos of massive, three stemmed, blossoming plants are painted on the walls. Papyrus grows to up to the scale of the frescoes and displays a symmetry equivalent to the flowers in this wall-painting.

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

David Chim Seymour - Orphans of the Greek War Circa 1948 - original photograph

1908 ~ Plaka Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

1908 ~ Plaka Athens, #solebike, #Athens, #e-bike tours

Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest of the Acropolis of Athens, on a bay of the Saronic Gulf.   The area of Phalerum is now occupied by the towns Palaio Faliro, Kallithea, Moschato and Neo Faliro, all of which part of the Athens agglomeration.Phalerum was the major port of Athens before Themistocles had the three rocky natural harbours by the promontory of Piraeus developed as alternative, starting from 491 BC.

Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest of the Acropolis of Athens, on a bay of the Saronic Gulf. The area of Phalerum is now occupied by the towns Palaio Faliro, Kallithea, Moschato and Neo Faliro, all of which part of the Athens agglomeration.Phalerum was the major port of Athens before Themistocles had the three rocky natural harbours by the promontory of Piraeus developed as alternative, starting from 491 BC.

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