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"Exploring the Rich Legacy of Greek Civilization

Background imageGreek Collection: Restaurant in the Old Town of Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Restaurant in the Old Town of Nafplio, Argolis, The Peloponnese, Greece, Southern Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: DANCE: HARKNESS THEATRE. Mural by Enrique Senis-Oliver from the proscenium arch of the Harkness

DANCE: HARKNESS THEATRE. Mural by Enrique Senis-Oliver from the proscenium arch of the Harkness Theatre, on Broadway and 62nd Street in New York City, depicting dancers paying homage to Terpsichore

Background imageGreek Collection: Church of Agios Ioannis, used in the film Mamma Mia for the wedding scene

Church of Agios Ioannis, used in the film Mamma Mia for the wedding scene, Skopelos, Sporades Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Map of Ancient Greece

Map of Ancient Greece
A map showing the extent of the Greek Empire and the surrounding territories

Background imageGreek Collection: Map of The Byzantine Empire

Map of The Byzantine Empire
A map showing the extent of the Byzantine Empire - the predominantly Greek-speaking continuation of the Roman Empire during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Date: 1800

Background imageGreek Collection: Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer

Boxer of Quirinal, also known as the Terme Boxer
Greek Art. Hellenistic. Boxer of Quirinal or the Terme Boxer. Bronze sculpture of the Hellenistic period (1st century B.C.). Boxer sitting at rest, with metal and leather dressings used for combat

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace

Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace
Greek art. Winged Victory of Samothrace or Nike of Samothrace. 2nd century BC. Marble. Sculpture of the greek goodess Nike (Victory). Museum of Louvre. Paris

Background imageGreek Collection: Vlacherna Monastery, Kanoni, Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Vlacherna Monastery, Kanoni, Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Ancient Greek empire

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

Background imageGreek Collection: Harbour at dusk, Pythagorion, Samos, Aegean Islands, Greece

Harbour at dusk, Pythagorion, Samos, Aegean Islands, Greece

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Detail, Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Detail, Rosetta Stone, British Museum, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Symi Harbour, Symi, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Symi Harbour, Symi, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Icarus & Daedalus

Icarus & Daedalus
Daedalus encouraged his son Icarus to fly from the island of Crete to the sun. But the sun melted the wax with which his wings were fastened on and Icarus fell into the sea

Background imageGreek Collection: Ancient Athens

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

Background imageGreek Collection: Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece

Fiskardo, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece GREECE-Ionian Islands-KEFALONIA-Fiskardo: Yacht Harbor-Dusk View towards Ithaki

Background imageGreek Collection: sisyphus

sisyphus
Jeffrey Hummel

Background imageGreek Collection: Shipwreck beach, Zante island, Ionian Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Shipwreck beach, Zante island, Ionian Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: St. Pauls Bay looking towards Lindos acropolis

St. Pauls Bay looking towards Lindos acropolis, Lindos, Rhodes, Dodecanese islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Assos, Kefalonia

Assos, Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Fresco of a fisherman from Akrotiri

Fresco of a fisherman from Akrotiri, dating from around 1600 BC, island of Santorini (Thira), Cyclades, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Science Allegorised

Science Allegorised
Philosophy enthroned, surrounded by the sciences - Grammar, Rhetoric, Linguistics, Music, Arithmetic, Geometry and Astronomy, with Socrates and Plato and scholars writing

Background imageGreek Collection: Ares and Aphrodite. Greek art

Ares and Aphrodite. Greek art
Votive relief dedicated to Ares and Aphrodite. 5th c.BC. Classical Greek art. Relief on marble. ITALY. VENETO. Venice. Archaeological Museum

Background imageGreek Collection: Symi Harbour, Symi, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Symi Harbour, Symi, Dodecanese, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: Europe, Greece

Europe, Greece
Greece, Crete, Heraklion / Iraklion. Heraklion Archeological Museum. Bull Leaping Fresco (Toreador Fresco). Minoan wall painting from Knossos depicting a running bull and three acrobats performing

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Poster advertising Aegean cruises

Poster advertising Aegean cruises around the Greek islands, including Skiathos, Delos, Skyros, Milos and Mykonos

Background imageGreek Collection: Greece travel poster

Greece travel poster
Clear, colourful scene with two figures in the shade of a balcony by the sea, advertising travel to Greece, Island of Hydra

Background imageGreek Collection: Alexander & Bucephalus

Alexander & Bucephalus
ALEXANDER THE GREAT Young Alexander impresses his father, Philip of Macedon and his courtiers by taming the wild horse Bucephalos

Background imageGreek Collection: Map of the Macedonian and Thracian Empire

Map of the Macedonian and Thracian Empire. Date: 1808

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Fresco of children boxing from Akrotiri

Fresco of children boxing from Akrotiri, dating from around 1600 BC, island of Santorini (Thira), Cyclades, Greece, Europe

Background imageGreek Collection: EyeUbiquitous_20109882

EyeUbiquitous_20109882
Greece, Crete, Knossos, Dolphin fresco in the Queens Megaron, Knossos Palace

Background imageGreek Collection: Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, the Greek Fates or Moirai

Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, the Greek Fates or Moirai.. Handcolored copperplate engraving engraved by Jacques Louis Constant Lacerf after illustrations by Leonard Defraine from Mythology in Prints

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Spetses, Greece -The Poseidon Hotel

Spetses, Greece -The Poseidon Hotel (opened 1914). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGreek Collection: GREECE. ATTICA. Athens. Acropolis. Parthenon

GREECE. ATTICA. Athens. Acropolis. Parthenon, Propylaea and Erechtheum. Architecture

Background imageGreek Collection: Map of the Peloponnesus of ancient Greece

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

Background imageGreek Collection: The Shield of Achilles, used in his battle with Hector

The Shield of Achilles, used in his battle with Hector. Scenes include the earth, sky and sea, the sun, the moon and the constellations, two beautiful cities full of people, a field being ploughed

Background imageGreek Collection: Portland vase in the British Museum

Portland vase in the British Museum. Cameo vase in blue and white glass with historical or mythological figures. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Henry Moses from A Collection of Antique Vases

Background imageGreek 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 imageGreek 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 imageGreek Collection: Greek vase painting of Achilles and Patroclus. Artist: Sosias

Greek vase painting of Achilles and Patroclus. Artist: Sosias
A Greek vase painting of Achilles and Patroclus, where Achilles is binding the wounds of Patroclus. Currently in the Berlin Greek and Roman Museum

Background imageGreek Collection: Greek statue, the boxer of Apollonius, 1st century BC

Greek statue, the boxer of Apollonius, 1st century BC
The boxer of Apollonius, a bronze sculpture In the collection of the National Archaeological Museum in Rome, 1st century BC

Background imageGreek Collection: Greece, Cyclades, Oia town and Santorini Caldera

Greece, Cyclades, Oia town and Santorini Caldera




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"Exploring the Rich Legacy of Greek Civilization: From Ancient Greece to Byzantine Empire" Delve into the captivating history of Greece with a map that unravels the secrets of Ancient Greece. Witness the raw power and emotion captured in the Terme Boxer, a masterpiece from ancient times. Trace the boundaries of an empire that shaped history with a detailed map showcasing The Byzantine Empire. Discover how Ancient Greece expanded its influence across Aegean through colonies depicted on an intriguing map. Immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty of Symi Harbour, nestled within the enchanting Greek Islands. Marvel at the grandeur and achievements of one of history's greatest empires - Ancient Greek empire. Stand in awe before Nike of Samothrace, a magnificent sculpture symbolizing victory and grace. Experience tranquility as dusk settles over Pythagorion Harbor, casting a magical spell on Aegean Islands. Gaze upon Athena's statue within Parthenon, an enduring testament to Athens' glorious past. Lose yourself amidst Fiskardo's charm, where Kefalonia Island reveals its Ionian splendor in all its glory. Uncover hidden treasures at every corner as you explore vibrant streets and historic sites in Ancient Athens Find solace at Vlacherna Monastery perched atop Kanoni cliffs, offering breathtaking views across Corfu. Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in Greek culture – from ancient wonders to stunning landscapes – revealing why this land has captivated hearts for centuries.