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1860's Acropolis, Moscophorus, Kritios Boy, and Athenas

[The Calf-Bearer and the Kritios Boy Shortly After Exhumation on the Acropolis] Artist: Unknown Date: ca. 1865 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: Image: x cm x 8 in.

Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis were introduced in 1957.  They took a three-week cruise along the Greek and Turkish coasts in the summer of 1959, where their notorious affair began.  (Onassis was then married to Tina Livanos.   He married Jackie Kennedy in 1968).

Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis: Callas and Onassis were introduced in

Νίκος Καζαντζάκης & Μελίνα Μερκούρη. Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

Nikos Kazantakis (Greek writer) and Melina Merkouri (Greek actress and politician). Two important and famous Greek personalities.

Greek actress Melina Mercouri (1925 - 1994) sitting at a street cafe in Athens, Greece. Artist:Slim Aarons Date: circa 1961 Theme: Athens, Greece 1960s (via photographersgallery.com)

Slim Aarons - Greek actress Melina Mercouri sitting at a street cafe in Athens, 1961 [***] / [***]

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The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion. The designs, by Professor Gillieron, were based on ancient Greek art and architecture connected with the games.

The first modern Olympics 1896 Athens

The first Olympic Games 1896 in Greece - published by Padelos on day - page 1 of 1

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April 1941.

German soldiers in downtown Athens, Greece shortly after the city was occupied by the Nazis in April

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First Olympic The 10 drachmae stamps featured Athenian landmarks showing the Acropolis and Parthenon .

Αθήνα 1931. Σπάνιο ντοκουμέντο από την κατεδάφιση της μεσαίας πτέρυγας των Παλαιών Ανακτόρων προκειμένου να κατασκευαστεί η αίθουσα του Κοινοβουλίου. Ψηφιακό Αρχείο ΕΡΤ

Αθήνα 1931. Σπάνιο ντοκουμέντο από την κατεδάφιση της μεσαίας πτέρυγας των Παλαιών Ανακτόρων προκειμένου να κατασκευαστεί η αίθουσα του Κοινοβουλίου. Ψηφιακό Αρχείο ΕΡΤ

Η γέννηση της δραχμής.-1834: Η Αθήνα ανακηρύσσεται από τον Όθωνα, πρωτεύουσα του Ελληνικού Κράτους

Η γέννηση της δραχμής.-1834: Η Αθήνα ανακηρύσσεται από τον Όθωνα, πρωτεύουσα του Ελληνικού Κράτους

Αρχαία Ελλάδα Γραμματόσημα-Ancient Greece Stamps 1896 Έκδοση Ολυμπιακοί αγώνες

Αρχαία Ελλάδα Γραμματόσημα-Ancient Greece Stamps 1896 Έκδοση Ολυμπιακοί αγώνες