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We will travel in the footsteps of Athens, the birthplace of democracy and culture and the wider Hellas, where the foundations of the great sciences were founded such as philosophy, geography, history, mathematics, geometry, physics, medicine, etc., as well as the athletic spirit of Rivalry and Fair Competition. We will study how the Spirit was elevated through rhetoric, drama, music, poetry, prose, and arts such as sculpture, architecture, etc Show More http://athenspath.com/about/

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A metope depicting a centaur battling a Lapith, from the Parthenon, century BCE. (Photo taken at the British Museum, London). Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Egyptian Art, British Museum, Elgin Marbles, Art History Lessons, Art Antique, Art Sculpture

Elgin Marbles

The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures (mostly by Phidias and his assistants), inscriptions and architectural members that originally were part of the Parthenon and other buildings on the... #ElginMarbles #ParthenonMarbles

Porch of the Caryatids, Acropolis Athens, Greece - This was one of my most favorite places we visited. I loved Greece ! Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Wonderful Places, Great Places, Beautiful Places, Dream Vacations

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We will travel in the footsteps of Athens, the birthplace of democracy and culture and the wider Hellas, where the foundations of the great sciences were founded such as philosophy, geography, history, mathematics, geometry, physics, medicine, etc., as well as the... #Athens #Europe #travel

Porch of the Caryatids, Acropolis Athens, Greece - This was one of my most favorite places we visited. I loved Greece ! Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Wonderful Places, Great Places, Beautiful Places, Dream Vacations

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We will travel in the footsteps of Athens, the birthplace of democracy and culture and the wider Hellas, where the foundations of the great sciences were founded such as philosophy, geography, history, mathematics, geometry, physics, medicine, etc., as well as the... #Athens #Europe #travel

Europa (consort of Zeus) Greek Mythology, Sleep Paralysis, Photo Reference, Ancient Greece, Nymph, Religion, Europe, History, Taurus

Europe

In Greek mythology Europa (Greek: Εὐρώπη Eurṓpē; Doric Greek: Εὐρώπα Eurṓpā) was a Phoenician woman of high lineage, for whom the continent Europe was named. The story of her abduction by Zeus in the form of a white bull was a Cretan story; most of the love-stories... #Crete #EuropaGreekEur #Europe

Themis Statue of Themis found in Rhamnous in the temple of the goddess. By the sculptor Chairestratos. Beginning of the BC. Ancient Greece, Greek Mythology, Athens, Law, Objects, Statue, Natural, Amazing, Image

Themis

Themis (Greek: Θέμις) is an ancient Greek Titaness. She is described as "of good counsel", and is the personification of divine order, law, natural law and custom. Themis means "divine law" rather than human ordinance, literally "that which is put in place"... #Delphi #GreekTitaness #MosesFinley

Dante_Gabriel_Rossetti_by_George_Frederic_Watts.jpg -Portrait of Dante Gabriel Rossetti c. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, William Morris, William Blake, Leo Tolstoi, British Poets, Edward Burne Jones, Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood, English Poets

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, and was later to be the main inspiration for a second generation of artists and writers influenced by the...

This painting depicts Alexander the Great founding the great city of Alexandria, known for her great size and wealth, surpassing that of Athens during the Hellenistic period Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Random Facts, Alexandre Le Grand, Alexander The Great, Famous Last Words, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Greece, The Funny

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας), was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon, member of the Argead dynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander... #AlexanderofMacedon #AlexandertheGreat #Athens

Jupiter, Juno and Io. Giovanni Ambrogio Figino, Italian, oil on canvas. Ovid Metamorphoses, Greek And Roman Mythology, Classical Mythology, Amedeo Modigliani, Art And Architecture, Oil On Canvas, Giclee Print, Images, Photos

Giovanni Ambrogio Figino

Giovanni Ambrogio Figino (1548/1551 – 11 October 1608) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Milan. An important representative of the Lombard school of painting, he had been taught by Gian Paolo Lomazzo. Best known as a draftsman, he was also a skilled portrait painter. Among the few...

Archaeologists in Greece find two large marble statues at ancient tomb with possible link to Alexander the Great Ancient Tomb, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Greek History, Ancient History, European History, American History

Amphipolis: Greek tombs give up their lavish riches

"The sphinxes are probably ready to reveal their secrets," says Greek culture minister Konstantinos Tasoulas, sitting in his central Athens office talking about the mystery surrounding the "unique" archaeological excavation in the northern town of... #AlexandertheGreat #Amphipolis #Archaeology

Happy Birthday, Gustave Moreau, French Symbolist painter, Self portrait Matisse, John Currin, Thé Illustration, Giovanni Bellini, Gustave Courbet, Art Ancien, Collaborative Art, Art Moderne, Post Impressionism

Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau was a French Symbolist painter whose main emphasis was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures. As a painter, Moreau appealed to the imaginations of some Symbolist writers and artists. Oedipus and the Sphinx, one of his first symbolist paintings, was... #GustaveMoreau

Peter Paul Rubens – self-portrait, 1623 Ukulele Art, Ukelele, Peter Paul Rubens, Music Pics, Music Photo, Music Humor, Baroque Fashion, Guitars, Studio Spaces

Peter Paul Rubens

Sir Peter Paul Rubens was a Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an extravagant Baroque style that emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality. He is well known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical...

Πεπόνι μαρμελάδα - Της Κατερινας οι συνταγες Alcoholic Drinks, Glass, Athens, Drinkware, Corning Glass, Liquor Drinks, Alcoholic Beverages, Athens Greece

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Hypatia of Alexandria from the film Agora. Played by the beautiful Rachel Weisz. -- Story of the famous female mathematician and astronomer in Roman Egypt, who was killed by a Christian mob. Rachel Weisz, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient History, Art History, 3 4 Face, Greek And Roman Mythology, Greek Gods, Great Philosophers

Education in Ancient Greece

From its origins in the Homeric and the aristocratic tradition, Greek education was vastly "democratized" in the 5th century BCE, influenced by the Sophists, Plato and Isocrates. In the Hellenistic period, education in a gymnasium was considered an inextricable... #Athens #BCE #Education

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Engagement Photos Engagement Photography, Engagement Session, Engagement Photos, Place To Shoot, George Washington, Great Shots, Alexandria, Athens, Culture

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial Engagement Photos | Alexandria, VA Photographer | Maria and Dave

The Couple Maria and Dave were such a great couple to work with at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA. Alexandria is one of our favorite places to shoot engagement sessions. Every little nook and cranny in this town are perfect backdrops. Maria and Dave were very ope

“If you look at zero you see nothing;” The History of Zero: How Ancient Mesopotamia Invented the Mathematical Concept of Nought and Ancient India Gave It Symbolic Form. Classical Antiquity, Katheryn Winnick, The Words, Illustrations, Ancient Greece, Alexandria, Ancient History, Mathematics, Inventions

Greek numerals

Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using the letters of the Greek alphabet. These alphabetic numerals are also known by names Ionic or Ionian numerals, Milesian numerals, and Alexandrian numerals. In modern Greece, they are still used for ordinal... #Archaeology #Archimedes #Greece