The Church of St. Sophia Thessaloniki. The grand scene of the Ascension is one of the best specimens of Byzantine mosaic extant.
The ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sunnius, built between 444-440 BC, is one of the main monuments of Athens’ Golden Age.
The nearer objects in the picture are those in the village of Nikali, where the principal house is the pyrgos, or tower, in which the agha is represented smoking.
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The Erechtheion is an Ionic-style temple on the Acropolis in Athens, built between about 420 and 406 BC.
Montparnasse in Paris is named after Mount Parnassus. Views in Greece. Drawings by Edward Dodwell, 1821. The Grand Tour.
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
A space of twenty feet in breadth, between two parallel walls, leads to the Treasury of Atreus.
Mosque at the famous Messeis spring of Kefalovryso, the Hyperian fountain of antiquity, at todays Velestino (ancient Pherae).
The Hasan Baba Tekke was a dervish gathering house, operated by the philosophical Bektashi order in the Tempi Valley, Greece.
Lake Kopais, also spelled Copais or Kopaida, was a lake in the ancient landscape of Boeotia in Greece, and already in ancient times attempts were made to drain the lake completely.