Acropolis in Athens, Greece
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We are going to Athens to look at the inheritance from the Archaic and the Classical Periods of Greece. First Acropolis. Here is the view of the South-Western side of Acropolis from the Hill of Muses. It is a large, tall, flat-top rock in the middle of the city.
Following the Persian invasion and destruction of Athens in 480 BC, the sacred buildings and temples from the Archaic Period laid in ruins. After the Greek victory, the next generation began the rebuilding. Greece was entering its classical period.
Greece – land of ancient civilizations, beautiful Byzantine churches and soulful songs.
From the Parthenon to the wonderful islands in the Aegean Sea, the history, splendid country sides and the quaint small towns – Greece is magical.
This travel video will take you to ancient sites, like Olympia, Delphi, Athens’ Acropolis, Constantinople and many more. Come along.
Articles, Photos, Images & Drawings
Acropolis Sketch – British Museum
The Acropolis – Manos Andronicos
Architectural Order – goodwarehk.com
Erechtheion – History of Architecture Fletcher, Banister
The Life and Culture of Ancient Greeks – Jacob Falke
AncientAthens3D.com – Dimitrios Tsalkanis
Dimitsal.com – Dimitrios Tsalkanis
Numerous Entries – Wikipedia.com
Numerous Entries – Google Maps
Dreams of Italy and Greece – CaseInPoint
Greek Tragedy – USEITMUSIC
Helios – Lynnepublishing
Temples of Babylon – MarcusBresslerMusic