Acropolis of Athens
An intriguing claim was published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to the name of the Parthenon, Greece's iconic temple. According to a Dutch researcher who published this theory,...
The ancient Greek Parthenon of the Acropolis of Athens will be recreated with intense colors in Australia's National Gallery of Victoria. The recreated Parthenon dubbed ‘Temple of Boom’ which is a joint project by Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang of...
The Acropolis Museum in Athens is set to celebrate the August full moon on Friday, August 12, with a free music performance.
In the 18th century, archaeologist Louis-Francois-Sebastien Fauvel competed with Lord Elgin for the Parthenon Marbles, pieces of which he eventually took back to his native France. Millions of words have been written about the so-called "Elgin Marbles," the Parthenon sculptures...
This is the first photograph of the magnificent statue "The Calf Bearer" when it was discovered on the Acropolis in 1864.
The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens as it has for 2,500 years. Experts believe that the ingenuity of the Parthenon's construction...
Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state.
Found interspersed among the rocky terrain of the Acropolis of Athens is a small plant with pink flowers, the micromeria acropolitana.