1970 ~ Selling ice cream in Monastiraki, Athens (photo by Bob Olsen)

1970 ~ Selling ice cream in Monastiraki, Athens (photo by Bob Olsen)

1948 ~ Syntagma square, Athens (photo by Dimitri Kessel)

1948 ~ Syntagma square, Athens (photo by Dimitri Kessel)

1934 ~ A little cafe at the Herodion Theatre, under the Acropolis (photo by Dorothy Burr Thompson)

1934 ~ A little cafe at the Herodion Theatre, under the Acropolis (photo by Dorothy Burr Thompson)

Athens 1880

Athens 1880

1957 ~ Kastella, Piraeus

1957 ~ Kastella, Piraeus

c.1920 ~ Plaka, Athens

c.1920 ~ Plaka, Athens

1929 ~ In front of the Panathenaic Stadium ~ Athens

1929 ~ In front of the Panathenaic Stadium ~ Athens

Dec 1944. The Greek fighters who have just finished a war with the Germans are now at war with the British troops in Athens and the right-wing security battalions all over Greece. Churchill used the British military to create  a confrontation between the new Greek government and the former resistance fighters.  https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/09/eb/7f/09eb7fcccc5e498fc5c6e4c26eb549b9.jpg

Dec 1944. The Greek fighters who have just finished a war with the Germans are now at war with the British troops in Athens and the right-wing security battalions all over Greece. Churchill used the British military to create a confrontation between the new Greek government and the former resistance fighters. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/09/eb/7f/09eb7fcccc5e498fc5c6e4c26eb549b9.jpg

Athens, Greece (1948) Kiosks are still a sort of open street mini-market, and an essential feature of life in the city.

Athens, Greece (1948) Kiosks are still a sort of open street mini-market, and an essential feature of life in the city.

Thessalie, Greece 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Thessalie, Greece 1961 by Henri Cartier-Bresson

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