According to legend, Stymphalos was only settleable after Heracles killed the crane-sized Stymphalian birds with his bow and arrow
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The view from the Temple of Apollo Epicurius is particularly attractive, from the beauty of the lines and the interest of the objects.
Olympia was the sanctuary of Zeus in Elis in the northwest of the Peloponnese peninsula. It was the venue of the Olympic Games of antiquity.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
The Gate of the Lions was the principal entrance to the acropolis of Mycenae and is located in the northwest of the fortified complex.
The poetical fancy of the ancient Greeks has left the majestic elevation of Pelion surrounded with a never-fading glory of mythological wonders and classic charms.
The Thermopylae were a narrow point between the sea and the Kallidromos Mountains with high strategic value in antiquity.
The Monastery of Faneromeni (Phaineromene) in the island of Salamis, was built in the 17th century by Saint Laurentios (Lampros Kanelos).
Aegina, Greece: Temple of Aphaea. It is probably one of the most ancient temples in Greece.
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.