The costume worn by early Greeks was the simplest type of dress civilized man has ever fashioned.
Greek Art. Examples of the flora of Magna Græcia. Painted antefixæ. Terra cotta ornaments. Paintings on vases. Fret-work or meanders.
The two warriors in the picture are wearing or carrying most of the types of war material used by the Greeks for over a thousand years.
The Cretan costume of Antiquity. Long ago on the island of Crete there lived a group of people called Cretans and belonged to Minoan or Mycenaean Age.
The magnificent Corinthian temple, on the northern side of the Ilissos, was begun by Pisistratos, and finished by Hadrian, who dedicated it to the divinity of Jupiter Olympios.
This entrance conducts to the villages in that part of the plain called Messogia, to Cephissia, Mount Pentelikon, and Marathon.
The Parthenon is the temple to the city goddess Pallas Athena Parthenos on the Athenian Acropolis.
The Olympieion (also Columns of the Olympian Zeus) in Athens was one of the largest temples in ancient Greece. Its construction dates back to the 6th century BC, but it… Read More
The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates near the Acropolis of Athens was erected by the choregos Lysicrates in the 2nd half of the 4th century BC
In ancient times, pilgrims purified themselves at this spring before entering the sacred precincts of Delphi.