Athens, Greece Photo Gallery

Athens, Greece Pictures
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Toiletries778 views
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Adrian's Arch638 views
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From the site of the ancient oracle of Dodona597 views
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Presidential Guard at the Acropolis587 views
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Geometric Period586 viewsCharacterised largely by geometric motifs in vase painting, that flourished towards the end of the Greek Dark Ages, circa 900 BCE to 700 BCE.
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The Parthenon572 viewsThe Parthenon was a temple of the Greek goddess Athena whom the people of Athens considered their protector. Its construction began in 447BC and completed in 432BC
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier565 views
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Amalias Avenue 559 views
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Acropolis from Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue557 views
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The famous fresco from Thera553 viewsThe famous fresco from Thera (ca. 1550 BC), depicting two young boys boxing, proves that training was a main concern from an early age. Each of the boys is wearing a girdle and a boxing glove only on his right hand. Bull-leaping scenes imply absolute precision in action and highly developed acquaintance with the dangers encountered during physical contact with the animal.
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