Temple of Aphaia - Aegina, Greece

This is the Temple of Aphaia, built circa 500 B.C in Aegina, Greece. This temple was built exclusively to honor the Greek Goddess Aphaia. She was considered a goddess who oversaw the fortune of the Agricultural Cycle, as well as fertility.

La Iliada

"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice & Martin Provensen via my vintage book collection

Art History: Greek Pottery and Ancient Greek Styles of Ceramic Art

Ancient Greek Pottery Designs

For all you mortals who have trouble remembering all the different pottery designs Art History: Greek Pottery and Ancient Greek Styles of Ceramic Art

The temple of Apollo, located in Delphi, Greece. Delphi was originally home to Mother Earth, Gaea and guarded by the Python. Apollo slayed the Python and took over, making Delphi his sacred/ worship spot.

The temple of Apollo, located in Delphi, Greece. Delphi was originally home to Mother Earth, Gaea and guarded by the Python. Apollo slayed the Python and took over, making Delphi his sacred/ worship spot. I was here almost a year ago.

knossos!heraklion,creta greece

Home of the great Minoan civilisation, destroyed I believe by the tsunami from the volcanic eruption that blew apart the island of Santorini.

In the Shadow of the Acropolis: Historical Athens #travel #Greece

*GREECE ~ THE TOWER OF THE WINDS: or the Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes is an octagonal Pentelic marble clocktower in the Roman Agora in Plaka Athens that functioned as a horologion or "timepiece". The different winds are represented in relief!

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