Mycenae was one of the most important cities in Greece in pre-classical times, and the Mycenaean culture was named after it.
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.
This prelate is receiving the homage of a Greek peasant, who kisses the ground before he applies his lips to the bishop’s hand.
To the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.
Greeks, Turks, and Albanians are then seen mingled together; and while the variegated diversity of their costumes gratifies the eye of the beholder.
This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.