Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest of the Acropolis of Athens, on a bay of the Saronic Gulf.   The area of Phalerum is now occupied by the towns Palaio Faliro, Kallithea, Moschato and Neo Faliro, all of which part of the Athens agglomeration.Phalerum was the major port of Athens before Themistocles had the three rocky natural harbours by the promontory of Piraeus developed as alternative, starting from 491 BC.

Phalerum or Faliro was a port of Ancient Athens. It was situated 5 km southwest…

Hanging laundry (!!!) at the Roman Agora (on the north side of the Acropolis) ~ mid 1920's

) at the Roman Agora on the north side of the Acropolis, in Athens ~ mid

Thission, Athens - c.1854 (photo by James Robertson)

Thission, Athens - (photo by James Robertson) also known as the Temple of Hephaestus

Athens - Acropolis

Filippos Margaritis is generally acknowledged to have been the first Greek photographer, whose earliest daguerreotypes, of the Acropolis of Athens, date from

Λαϊκή στο Θησείο, 1931 - Thission, Athens (1931)

Λαϊκή στο Θησείο, 1931 - Thission, Athens (1931)

ΘΗΣΕΙΟ 1928 περιοχή βρυσάκη πρίν τις ανασκαφές φωτ. Gabriel Welter

ΘΗΣΕΙΟ 1928 περιοχή βρυσάκη πρίν τις ανασκαφές φωτ. Gabriel Welter

Το Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο, το 1900. Φωτογραφία Αφοί Ρωμαΐδη

Το Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο, το 1900. Φωτογραφία Αφοί Ρωμαΐδη

howtoseewithoutacamera: “ by Braun, Clément & Cο View from the Propylaea to the west, Acropolis, Athens, 1890. ”

didoofcarthage: “ “The Propylaia to the Acropolis, Athens” by Braun, Clément & Cie 1869 (negative) and about 1890 (print) carbon print Getty Museum ”

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