old Greek coin - the owl of the Goddess Athena, a coin of ancient Athens

Old Greek coins, back when Greece had money. Not sure if the coin is legit, but the joke is funny.

Greek, Athens, about 500 – 480 B.C.. Terracotta Storage Jar depicting an unidentified battle scene from the Iliad

Greek, Athens, about 500 – 480 B. Terracotta Storage Jar depicting an unidentified battle scene from the Iliad

The four major tribes into which the Greeks considered themselves to have been divided in the ancient period were Ionians, Dorians, Aeolians and Achaeans (Achaeans was a colloquial name for Mycenaeans).

Detail of Berlin Painter name vase. Three figures in one contour. Hermes, fawn and satyr.

Café in Pyrgos | Google+: plus.google.com/u/0/103702436975865939579 EyeEm: www.eyeem.com/u/move1962 Greetings from Berlin/Germany Micha D. mail: MOVE1962@gmx.net

Café in Pyrgos | Google+: plus.google.com/u/0/103702436975865939579 EyeEm: www.eyeem.com/u/move1962 Greetings from Berlin/Germany Micha D. mail: MOVE1962@gmx.net

Warrior spear CdM Paris DeRidder299. Warrior holding a spear under a rain of arrows; nonsensical inscription. Attic white-ground black-figured lekythos, ca. 475–425 BC.

Attic white-ground black-figured lekythos, ca. BCE, Warrior spear CdM Paris Warrior holding a spear under a rain of arrows;

Amphora, ca. 490 B.C.; Classical; red-figure Attributed to the Berlin Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta

Terracotta amphora (jar) Amphora, ca. 490 B. red–figure Attributed to the Berlin Painter Greek, Attic Terracotta;

Hydrie (calpis) à figures noires : Héraclès chez Pholos. Héraclès lui demande d'ouvrir la jarre de vin que Dionysos avait confiée aux centaures. Vers 520-510 av J.-C. Paris, musée du Louvre

Attic black-figure hydria: Centaur Pholus lets his friend Heracles taste the wine in his cave on Mount Pelion. Heracles asked him to open the jar of wine that Dionysus had entrusted to the centaurs. About BC, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Iconic image of Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May 1941). #WW2

Greek partisans who fought German invaders during the battle of Crete (May I visited a N.Greek village memorial for all the boys and men 11 years and older shot by the Germans in WWII for sabotage activities. Greeks were great fighters.

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE

Attic black-figure amphora depicting a helmet crowned with myrtle.From Phaleron near BC

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