One of the most delightful Doric temples of Greece, the temple of Aphaia is located atop the pine-clad Mesagro hill on the northeast end of the island, and it is encircled by excellent views of the Saronic Gulf and the surrounding area. Also: Ancient Aegina and the Archaeological Museum
No loud declaration exists of the Agora's contributions in the
history of the western civilization. Instead, a mass of silent ruins
invite the visitors to follow the historical clues and to unravel
the Ariadnes thread all the way back to the Theseus' era of heroes...Hephesteion
Today, Delphi is one of the most attractive archaeological sites
of Greece. Its rich grounds and museum represent classical antiquity
with such clarity even the uninitiated visitor can grasp. Its importance
as an archaeological site, coupled with its location at an idyllic
landscape makes it one of the most visited sites of Greece.
For more inrormation regarding the Archaeological
site of Delphi, the histrory, and the art, visit Delphi
The limestone seats of the theater were weather beaten and nested
in a respectful semicircle between the two enormous retaining walls.
I entered the theater and stood alone in the middle of the orchestra
pausing to comprehend the majestic scenery...
Lindos reached its highest development during the 6th c. BCE under
the tyranny of the Kleovoulos, famed for his riddle-solving and
law drafting abilities. At this time the temple of Athena (probably
founded in 1000 BCE) was rebuilt and dedicated with the spoils of
the wars of the Rhodian against the Lyceans of Asia Minor....
Those who made a commitment to undergo a meeting with the spirits
of the non living were putting themselves in great danger and thus
they had to undergo elaborate rituals in order to be prepared physically...
Visit the Neromanteio
What a sight this must have been when the ancient Greek seafarers
laid their eyes at the majestic Temple of Poseidon at the very tip
of cape Sounio. There must have been no better reward for sailors
who braved the waves of the Aegean Archipelago...
A collection of pictures that includes photos from the majority
of the ancient Greek theaters with brief descriptions and location.