The island of Cyprus was known to the Hebrews under the name of Chetim (or Kittim), from Kittim the son of Javan, the son of Japhet, the son of Noah.
The town seen from north-east towards the Saronic Gulf. Lykovounia also known as Tourkovounia, in ancient times called Anchesmos, is a range of hills in Attica
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.
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This entrance conducts to the villages in that part of the plain called Messogia, to Cephissia, Mount Pentelikon, and Marathon.
The western front, which is represented in this view, is almost entire, and has suffered little or nothing in the late dilapidations.
The Parthenon is the temple to the city goddess Pallas Athena Parthenos on the Athenian Acropolis.
Ruins of ancient Orchomenos. The present view represents the southern side of the acropolis. Parnassos, covered with snow, is seen in the distance.
Mycenae was one of the most important cities in Greece in pre-classical times, and the Mycenaean culture was named after it.
Ismail Bey and Mehmed Pasha, sons of Veli Pasha of Thessaly and grandsons of Ali Pasha of Ioannina.
This is the port which is exhibited in the present view, and the lofty mountain beyond its entrance is the Neritos of Homer. Views in Greece by Edward Dodwell. London, 1821.