Acropolis of Athens
The Year 2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles;" the culture crime was committed by Thomas Bruce, the Seventh Earl of Elgin and a Scottish...
Found interspersed among the rocky terrain of the Acropolis of Athens is a small plant with pink flowers, the micromeria acropolitana.
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...
The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, and has stood like that for 2,500 years. Experts believe that the ingenuity of the...
Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state.
This is the first photograph of the magnificent statue "The Calf Bearer" when it was discovered on the Acropolis in 1864.
The redesigned lighting for all the major Athenian monuments is now complete, with the new lighting for the temple of Hephaestus and the monument to Philopappos shown for the first time on Tuesday evening in the Greek capital. The lighting...
The Acropolis Museum launched a new website on Monday that brings the museum's collection to life through digital exhibitions and an extensive virtual catalogue of its ancient artifacts. The new website includes not just information about the museum's history, future...