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Hercules final labor was to capture Cerberus, the three headed dog that guarded the underworld. Hercules got permission to take Cerberus from Hades, but Hades told him he could only have him if Hercules subdued him without using any weapons.

Greek warrior

Regilla ⚜ Ancient Greek Warrior - men are made to be warriors. Men are made to be men, and being a man is good. ITS GREAT BEING GREEK

Makes me realize how exposed Ive been to Greek mythology versus Roman mythology. I know everything by their Greek forms xD except for Hercules...but hes a special case. *nod* And DUDE, why was he Hercules in the Disney movie, but all of the gods went by

Greek gods and their Roman counterparts. Roman gods and goddesses, as compared to their lively Greek counterparts, lacked personality, were never seen in human form, and were concerned with civic duty.

Donkey in Hydra, Greece

Hydra island--- Donkeys and mules seem to be the only trustworthy transportation tools at Hydra. They are widely used to carry anything, from people to shopping to construction matterials etc. You can find no cars.

sculpture of Athena Parthenos, so called "Athena Varvakeion" orginal marble by Phidias, circa 450-430 BCE, from Temple of Athens, Attica

Statue known as "Athena Varvakeion". A copy of "Athena Parthenos" colossal statue by Greek sculptor Phidias. The Roman copy from the c.

The statue of the "Piraeus Athena" in the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus (Athens). The work has been given to either Kephisodotos or Euphranor (4th century B.C.), or deemed to be a Hellenistic-era creation in classicizing style. Picture by Giovanni Dall'Orto

The statue of the "Piraeus Athena" in the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus (Athens). The work has been given to either Kephisodotos or Euphranor century B.), or deemed to be a Hellenistic-era creation in classicizing style.

Bring them back home..

For those that don't know, the UK took a lot of ancient Greek artifacts and won't return them. Brits it’s time to restore Grecian artifacts to their rightful home, PS I’ve been saying this for the past 15 years so…

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And this is Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom and crafts. She was born from Zeus' head in full battle armor. Her sacred animal is the owl, and her Roman side is Minerva.

1960 ~ Daily excursion at Marathon (Attiki)

1960 ~ Daily excursion at Marathon (Attiki)

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