"The pentozali, the proud 5 step dance... goes back to the middle ages, and taught masterful footwork, especially useful in the fishing, merchant and pirate boats of that time...awesome to watch!"

Fast pentozali dance (Vikelaia Municipal Library, city of Heraklion, Crete, Greece).

1922; The western portico of the Parthenon, a temple situated on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece. Photograph by Fred Boissonnas. (on Ebay)

hellasinhabitants: 1922 The western portico of the Parthenon, a temple situated on the Athenian Acropolis, Hellas. Photograph by Fred Boissonnas.

Greece, 1896. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April 1896, 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. This stamp features an Attic amphora:(wine-jar).

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.

Theseum, Athens, c. 1860's

he best preserved temple in all Greece, the doric Theseion of time-yellowed marble, Athens,

SPYROS LOUIS. photo by A. Gaziadis, portrait of the famous Greek athlete winner of the first modern-day Olympic marathon

Spyros Louis - Portrait of the famous Greek athlete winner of the first modern-day Olympic marathon

1907 ~ "Grand Bretagne" Hotel at Syntagma square, Athens

1907 - "Grand Bretagne" Hotel at Syntagma Square, Athens - Belle Epoque

First Olympic stamp-greece-1896 The 10 drachmae stamps featured Athenian landmarks showing the Acropolis and Parthenon .

First Olympic The 10 drachmae stamps featured Athenian landmarks showing the Acropolis and Parthenon .

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