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Ancient Greece Collection

"Unveiling the Splendors of Ancient Greece: A Journey through Time" Step into the world and be captivated by its rich history, art, and mythology

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Fresco Three Minoan Women Knossos

Fresco Three Minoan Women Knossos
Minoan Fresco of the Ladies in Blue depicts the women in the open blouse that was typical in the later Minoan Culture. The fresco fragments were discovered during the excavation of a Minoan site in

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Phidias showing the Parthenon Frieze to his Friends, Sir

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Phidias showing the Parthenon Frieze to his Friends, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema(8 January 1836 - 25 June 1912)

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: The Nike or Victory of Samothrace, marble

The Nike or Victory of Samothrace, marble
Greek civilization, 2nd century b.C. - The Nike or Victory of Samothrace, marble, height 328 cm

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC

Mycenae in ancient Greece, circa 1400 BC
Mycenae in ancient Greece at the height of its culture, circa 1400 BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Hermes, 1886. Artist: Jonnard

Hermes, 1886. Artist: Jonnard
Hermes, 1886. The Greek god Hermes with winged helmet and sandals. From The Magazine of Art. [Cassell & Company, London, 1886]

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Marble Aphrodite Kallipygos or Callipygian Venus statue, Roman copy of Hellenistic original

Marble Aphrodite Kallipygos or Callipygian Venus statue, Roman copy of Hellenistic original
Greek civilization, 3rd century b.C. Marble Aphrodite Kallipygos or Callipygian Venus statue. Roman copy of a Hellenistic original

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean

Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean
Map of the Aegean Sea in the time of ancient Greece. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greek empire

Ancient Greek empire
Map of ancient Greece and its colonies. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illlustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens

Statue of Athena in the Parthenon of ancient Athens
Statue of the goddess Athena inside the Parthenon, ancient Athens. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Athens

Ancient Athens
Athens from the east, in the time of Hadrian. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns

Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns
Classical styles of columns - Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian architecture. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Aristotle and Plato: detail of School of Athens, 1510-11 (fresco) (detail of 472)

Aristotle and Plato: detail of School of Athens, 1510-11 (fresco) (detail of 472)
PHD70599 Aristotle and Plato: detail of School of Athens, 1510-11 (fresco) (detail of 472) by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520); Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican City; Italian

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman

Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Creator: John Charles Dollman
Orpheus and His Lute, late 19th-early 20th century, (1914). Depiction of the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus, (who played a lyre, not a lute)

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Roman statue of Asclepius

Roman statue of Asclepius. The cult of the deity of Greek medicine, known as Asclepius, dates from the 6th century BC. Asclepius is represented in statues holding a staff around which a serpent

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greek fresco depicting fisherman, 1500 B. C. from Akrotiri, Thera, Greece

Ancient Greek fresco depicting fisherman, 1500 B. C. from Akrotiri, Thera, Greece
Greek civilization, 16th century b.C. Fresco depicting a fisherman, 1500 b.C. From Akrotiri, Thera, Greece

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Phaeton, from The Four Disgracers, 1588. 1588. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius

Phaeton, from The Four Disgracers, 1588. 1588. Creator: Hendrik Goltzius
Phaeton, from The Four Disgracers, 1588

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Horse of Selene from the Parthenon

Horse of Selene from the Parthenon
Horse of Selene from the east pediment of the Parthenon, from the British Museums collection

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Vintage map of Magna Graecia

Vintage map of Magna Graecia, showing the settlements of the ancient greeks in Italy. Magna GrA|cia is the name of the coastal areas of Southern Italy on the Tarentine Gulf that was extensively

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Illustration of Greek gods

Illustration of Greek gods

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Map of the Peloponnesus of ancient Greece

Map of the Peloponnesus of ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Zeus - supreme god of Greek mythology, published c. 1830

Zeus - supreme god of Greek mythology, published c. 1830
Zeus - the supreme Olympian god of Greek mythology. Lithograph after the bust " Zeus of Otricoli" (Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original)

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Athens, Greece, Europe

Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Athens, Greece, Europe

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient History - Map of Alexander the Great Campaigns

Ancient History - Map of Alexander the Great Campaigns
Vintage engraving of a map of the campaigns and marches of Alexander the Great

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Painted terracotta Sarcophagus of the Spouses, from Cerveteri, Rome province, Italy, detail

Painted terracotta Sarcophagus of the Spouses, from Cerveteri, Rome province, Italy, detail, 520 B. C
Etruscan civilization, 6th century b.C. Painted terracotta Sarcophagus of the Spouses, 520 b.C. From Cerveteri (Rome province, Italy)

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Black-figure pottery, Attic vase of Exekias depicting Achilles and Ajax playing dice, detail

Black-figure pottery, Attic vase of Exekias depicting Achilles and Ajax playing dice, detail
Greek civilization, 6th century b.C. Black-figure pottery. Attic vase of Exekias depicting Achilles and Ajax playing dice. Detail

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Death of Hector by Achilles during the Trojan War

Death of Hector by Achilles during the Trojan War
Greek hero Achilles dragging Hectors body behind his chariot in the Trojan wars. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greek marathon

Ancient Greek marathon
Foot-race in ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Parthenon in ancient Athens

Parthenon in ancient Athens
The Parthenon atop the Acropolis at the height of Athens power, 400s BC. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, 1653. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, 1653. Creator: Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn
Aristotle with a Bust of Homer, 1653

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Antique map of Ancient Greece

Antique map of Ancient Greece

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Antique map of Ancient Greece

Antique map of Ancient Greece, 1864

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Illustration of palace of Knossos

Illustration of palace of Knossos

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Sleeping or drunken satyr known as the Barberini Faun, Roman marble copy

Sleeping or drunken satyr known as the Barberini Faun, Roman marble copy
Greek civilization, 3rd century. Sleeping or drunken satyr known as the Barberini Faun. Roman marble copy

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Socrates, caricature

Socrates, caricature
Socrates. Caricature of the Ancient Greek philosopher Socrates (c.470-399 BC). Socrates is credited with introducing a new and critical attitude in philosophy and science

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC

Ancient Greeks holding the pass of Thermopylae, 480 BC
Greeks under Leonidas holding off the Persian invasion at Thermopylae, 480 BC. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Road from ancient Athens to Eleusis

Road from ancient Athens to Eleusis
Temple of Aphrodite (left) on the road from Eleusis to Athens, ancient Greece. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Hercules Brings Cerberus to Eurystheus, with Hermes and Athena, c6th century BC

Hercules Brings Cerberus to Eurystheus, with Hermes and Athena, c6th century BC. Greek Vase from an Etruscan Tomb

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: The Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi

The Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi
Illustration of the Pythia foretells the Oracle of Delphi

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Ancient Greek urn

Ancient Greek urn

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Greek civilization, fresco depicting ship procession, from Akrotiri, Thera Island, Santorini, Greece

Greek civilization, fresco depicting ship procession, from Akrotiri, Thera Island, Santorini, Greece
Greek civilization, 16th century b.C. Fresco depicting a ship procession. From Akrotiri, Thera Island, Santorini, Greece. Detail, a coastal town

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Greece, Delphi, archaeological site, Ruins of Temple of Apollo

Greece, Delphi, archaeological site, Ruins of Temple of Apollo
Greece - Delphi, archaeological site (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1987). Ruins of the Temple of Apollo

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Antikythera mechanism, artwork C017 / 7190

Antikythera mechanism, artwork C017 / 7190
Antikythera mechanism, artwork. This early form of mechanical calculator was found circa 1900 in a 1st-century BC Roman shipwreck

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Plato, Ancient Greek philosopher

Plato, Ancient Greek philosopher
Plato (427-347 BC), Ancient Greek philosopher. Platos spirit of rational inquiry led to todays scientific method. His writings shaped and continue to have a profound influence on Western thought

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Homeric cosmogony

Homeric cosmogony. Map of the Earth based on the myths and knowledge of the Ancient Greeks at the time of Homer (1st or 2nd millennium BC)

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Plato, caricature

Plato, caricature
Plato. Caricature of the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato (427-347 BC). Platos spirit of rational inquiry led to todays scientific method

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: A trireme, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans

A trireme, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans
A trireme, with three banks of oars, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Plato and Aristotle

Plato and Aristotle shown in a bas-relief titled " Logic" by Giotto on the doors of the Campanile, Florence. 19th-century photograph

Background imageAncient Greece Collection: Pericles

Pericles
Athenian statesman Pericles. Photogravure reproduction of a sculpture




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"Unveiling the Splendors of Ancient Greece: A Journey through Time" Step into the world and be captivated by its rich history, art, and mythology. Admire the vibrant Fresco Three Minoan Women at Knossos, a testament to the artistic prowess of this ancient civilization. Feel their presence as they come alive on your walls. Let Hermes, depicted in Jonnard's 1886 masterpiece, guide you through this enchanting era. His mischievous smile hints at the tales he has witnessed unfold. Marvel at the Marble Aphrodite Kallipygos statue, a Roman copy that pays homage to its Hellenistic original. Her beauty transcends time and leaves us in awe of her grace. Explore Ancient Greece and its colonies around the Aegean Sea - an empire that shaped civilizations for centuries with its cultural influence and intellectual achievements. Stand before Athena's majestic statue within Athens' Parthenon; feel her wisdom radiate from every corner as she watches over her beloved city. Trace your fingers across a vintage map of Magna Graecia; it reveals how far-reaching Greek culture spread beyond mainland borders, leaving an indelible mark on distant lands. Discover Asclepius, the Roman statue embodying healing powers revered by both Greeks and Romans alike. Witness his divine aura that once brought solace to those seeking remedy. Gaze upon Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian columns - architectural marvels that adorned temples throughout ancient Greece. Each style tells a story of craftsmanship passed down through generations. Immerse yourself in Greek mythology as illustrated gods come to life before your eyes. Zeus reigns supreme while Poseidon commands mighty seas; their stories echo through eternity. And finally, meet Socrates - philosopher extraordinaire whose caricature captures his wit and intellect. Engage in lively debates alongside him as you delve into profound philosophical concepts still relevant today.