GREECE CHANNEL | #Knossos, #Crete. Home of the great Minoan civilisation, destroyed I believe by the tsunami from the volcanic eruption that blew apart the island of Santorini. #Greece http://www.greece-channel.com/

Home of the great Minoan civilisation, destroyed I believe by the tsunami from the volcanic eruption that blew apart the island of Santorini

Detall  Athènes , Acropole, Erechtheion,   Greece

Caryatids are still my favorite Ancient Art form. These females are on column, which gives the temple more curves and makes it not a boring straight place. It has curves and appeal now. I bet it had lovely colors.

Nelly's Nikolska at the Acropolis (1929). Elli Sougioultzoglou-Seraidari AKA "Nelly's", photographer (1899-1998) #Greece

Nelly's Mona Paeva at the Acropolis Elli Sougioultzoglou-Seraidari AKA "Nelly's", photographer Greece

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral system

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral system

Sophia Loren, Athens, 1956.

Sophia Loren visiting and filming her hit film “Boy on a Dolphin” in 1957

1894, Delphi, Greece. Excavations

historicaltimes: “ On July at the excavation of Delphi near the Temple of Apollo, archaeologists uncovered a near-perfectly preserved, still-upright statue of Antinous, the lover of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.

Greek, Attic Black-figure trefoil oinochoe (olpe): two horsemen, ca. 600 – 580 B.C.

Greek, Attic Black-figure trefoil oinochoe (olpe): two horsemen, ca. 600 – 580 B.

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