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Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Stone archway with family crest.  This was the entrance to the Old Perithia village school, the ruin of which is seen through the archway.  Taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after  earthquake damage.

Stone archway with family crest. This was the entrance to the Old Perithia village school, the ruin of which is seen through the archway. Taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after earthquake damage.

Taken in springtime from the medieval archaelogical site of Angelocastro, looking north on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Taken in springtime from the medieval archaelogical site of Angelocastro, looking north on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece. A Byzantine chapel faces the graves.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece. A Byzantine chapel faces the graves.

View of the stoa on the site of the Roman Agora under restoration in Plaka, Athens. Greece, 2015

View of the stoa on the site of the Roman Agora under restoration in Plaka, Athens. Greece, 2015

Marble font with lions' heads detail at the Nymphaion, the spring of the Nymphs, located at the foot of Kronios Hill on the archaeological site of of Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, Greece.

Marble font with lions' heads detail at the Nymphaion, the spring of the Nymphs, located at the foot of Kronios Hill on the archaeological site of of Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, Greece.

An anthropomorphic grave of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

An anthropomorphic grave of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

View of the ruins in the bay at the archaeological site at the Sanctuary of Heraion, near Perachora, on the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. Location of the ancient sanctuary and temple dedicated to the Greek goddess, Hera, wife of Zeus.

View of the ruins in the bay at the archaeological site at the Sanctuary of Heraion, near Perachora, on the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. Location of the ancient sanctuary and temple dedicated to the Greek goddess, Hera, wife of Zeus.

Original Byzantine millstone and grain store at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Original Byzantine millstone and grain store at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Byzantine wall paintings around the marble altar in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.

Byzantine wall paintings around the marble altar in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.

Original Byzantine wall and ceiling painting in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Original Byzantine wall and ceiling painting in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

View of statue of Theseus, Greek hero and king of Athens, with unidentified homeless person sleeping rough on a park bench in the background. Athens, Greece. Homelessness is a growing symptom of the economic recession.

View of statue of Theseus, Greek hero and king of Athens, with unidentified homeless person sleeping rough on a park bench in the background. Athens, Greece. Homelessness is a growing symptom of the economic recession.

Byzantine icon on dome of Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church in Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.

Byzantine icon on dome of Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church in Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.


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