Δελφοί – Delphi The Oracle at Delphi was the most important oracle in the classical Greek world, and a major site for the worship of the god Apollo.

Δελφοί – Delphi The Oracle at Delphi was the most important oracle in the classical Greek world, and a major site for the worship of the god Apollo. This building is NOT, however, the 'oracle'. I believe this is the Temple of Diana

Busto del Magno

Alexander III of Macedon – 323 BC), known as Alexander the Great , was a king of Macedon, a state in northern ancient Greece. He had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.

Knossos Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete. © Paul Williams 2012. All rights reserved.

Arthur Evans reconstruction of Knossos Minoan Palace archaeological site, Crete I Paul Williams 2012

The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. 420 BC) period. The Acropolis was destroyed by the Persians in 490 BC and rebuilt to even greater levels of splendor. Visible are the famous Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaia.

The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. The Acropolis was destroyed by the Persians in 490 BC and rebuilt to even greater levels of splendor. Visible are the famous Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaia.

Arthur Evans reconstruction of the Blue Monkey Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete. © Paul Williams 2012. All rights reserved.

Arthur Evans reconstruction of the Blue Monkey Knossos Minoan archaeological site, Crete. © Paul Williams All rights reserved.

Odyseus blinds the Cyclop, Magna Grecia- 520 BCE -

Odysseus blinds the Cyclop (in Greek mythology, the giants having a single eye in the middle of their forehead), Magna Grecia 520 BCE.

Phillip II of Macedon, portrait from a reconstruction of his face, made from his…

Wonderful painting of Alexander the Great's father - Philip II of Macedon by Panaiotis on DeviantArt

Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great//Alexander III of Macedon July 356 BC – June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great//Born: 20 or 21 July 356 BC, Pella, Macedon//Died: 10 or 11 June 323 BC (aged Babylon

Minoan merchant ship, c. 17th Century BCE.

The earliest documented instance of piracy was in the century BC, when the Sea Peoples, a group of ocean raiders, attacked the ships of the Aegean and Mediterranean civilizations.

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