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The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

Kalamata - Greece   ♥ (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post78941611&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Kalamata - Greece ♥ (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post78941611&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Greece Travel Inspiration - Lion Gateway at Mycenae, Mycenaean, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BC), 1250 BC ---- Schliemann went to troy and found the lost city he read about in Homer's epics - dug over 1,000 years too deep, but got the treasure - then he went to Mycenae - Heads of lions missing.  Nobody thought to dig there, knowing it was part of Homeric poems - Schliemann excavated.

Greece Travel Inspiration - Lion Gateway at Mycenae, Mycenaean, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BC), 1250 BC ---- Schliemann went to troy and found the lost city he read about in Homer's epics - dug over 1,000 years too deep, but got the treasure - then he went to Mycenae - Heads of lions missing. Nobody thought to dig there, knowing it was part of Homeric poems - Schliemann excavated.

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