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The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Named after engineer Gustav Eiffel, the tower was built in 1889 and it’s the tallest building in Paris. The tower is 324 meters tall and it has three levels for visitors. The wrought iron structure weighs 7,300 tons and the entire structure reaches a weight of 10,000 tons. Originally, the first level contained two restaurants and a theatre.

20 Amazing Architecture Landmarks Around The World

Have you ever noticed that five of the seven wonders of the ancient world are buildings? Why is that? Well, if I had to guess I’d say it’s because people have been fascinated with architecture since the beginning of time. We always try to experiment and to build amazing things, to push the boundaries and...

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He was called Father of History by the Roman writer and orator Cicero for his famous work The Histories but has also been called “The Father of Lies” by critics who claim these `histories’ are little more than tall tales.

Buildings on the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Graphic History of Architecture by…

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Buildings on the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Graphic History of Architecture by John Mansbridge

Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…

Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…

Magna Graecia. Τα σύμβολα λάβαρα των φυλών της μεγάλης Ελλάδας (vía archaeology)

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Magna Graecia. Τα σύμβολα λάβαρα των φυλών της μεγάλης Ελλάδας (vía archaeology)

‘Greece. Athens. The statue of Athena.’ by vadim19

'Greece. Athens. The statue of Athena.' by vadim19. Greece. Athens. The statue of Athena. In Greek mythology, Athena is the goddess of wisdom, civilization, warfare, strength, strategy, female arts, crafts, justice and skill. Minerva, Athe...

Rembrandt Van Rijn Aristotle With A Bust Of Homer oil painting reproductions for sale

Rembrandt Van Rijn Aristotle With A Bust Of Homer Oil Painting Reproductions for sale

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Ancient Greece, Plan of the Battle of Salamis (480 B.C.), 1825.

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Bust of Pericles (nicknamed "onion-head" as he had a funny-shaped head) bearing the inscription "Pericles, son of Xanthippus, Athenian". Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from ca. 430 BCE... Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age. Responsible for Parthenon, too.

Bust of Pericles (nicknamed "onion-head" as he had a funny-shaped head) bearing the inscription "Pericles, son of Xanthippus, Athenian". Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from ca. 430 BCE... Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age. Responsible for Parthenon, too.