When you think of Ancient Greek sites, for sure you will have heard of the Acropolis in Athens, you may have heard of the Oracle of Delphi - Sanctuary to the God Apollo.
Submerged ruins, columns and a shipwreck point to unknown treasure in the waters around Delos.
This small theater looks stunning from the air.
The Greeks created art for personal and social needs. There were no museums or art markets in Greece. Boardman says Greek
The medals, the torch relay and events for females didn't exist in the ancient games, but the four-year cycle and the concept
By Taylor Jenkins Reid | Off the Shelf I was intrigued by the fact that it had won the Orange Prize, an annual award celebrating
I kept reading, investigating, and writing about the Greek past. I was so enthralled by the achievements of ancient Greeks that I hoped my new home, America, would learn from and imitate the Greeks. Of course, my hopes were exaggerated.
Unlike most individuals, I picked up Plato's famous work The Republic willingly. With a two-and-a-half millennia pedigree and a reputation as the "cornerstone of western philosophy", I felt it was high time to broaden my mind and get a glimpse into the origins of European thought.
...and there may be more discoveries still to come.
For some the preservation and continuity of what Hobsbawm calls "a suitable historic past" is more important than reality