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TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.

TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.

The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes on the island of Rhodes, Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.  by petros L

Old Architecture - The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes on the island of Rhodes, Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ancient Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history.

Which are the most famous Landmarks in Greece and in magical Greek Islands that you should visit during your holidays?

Poseidon    The Greek God - Poseidon Sculpture.One of the most powerful Greek Gods of all times.

Poseidon was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of In pre-Olympian Bronze Age Greece, he was venerated as a chief deity at Pylos and

Nessos Amphora - National Archaeological Museum, Athens

Name vase by the Nessos Painter. The scene on the neck shows Heracles stabbing Nessos. The scene on the belly shows events associated with Perseus. BC, now in the Athens National Archaeological Museum

"Queenly Demeter, bringer of seasons and giver of good gifts, what god of heaven or what mortal man has rapt away Persephone and pierced with sorrow your dear heart? For I heard her voice, yet saw not with my eyes who it was. But I tell you truly and shortly all I know."  HYMN TO DEMETER Translated by Hugh G.Evelyn-White The ‪#‎abduction‬ of ‪#‎Persephone‬ unveiled on ‪#‎Amphipolis‬ ‪#‎tomb‬ ‪#‎mosaic‬, ‪#‎Greece‬

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Amphipolis mosaic portrays Abduction of Persephone. The mosaic on the floor of the Greek tomb shows Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter, as she is abducted by Pluto [Credit: Greece Ministry of Culture]

Detail of the frieze on the Tower of the Winds. Shown are the Greek wind gods Boreas (north wind, on the left) and Skiron (northwesterly wind, on the right).

Tower of the Winds in ancient Athens, part of the frieze depicting the Greek wind gods Boreas (north wind, on the left) and Skiron (northwesterly wind, on the right)

Triptolemus, Demeter and Persephone by the Triptolemos-painter, ca 470 BC

The Abduction of Persephone and The Eleusinian Mysteries

Triptolemus, Demeter and Persephone by the Triptolemos-painter, ca 470 BC, Louvre

South-west gateway ramp - Troy II. Present photo and reconstruction. Possible way of the Trojan Horse to the citadel :-)

Present photo and reconstruction. Possible way of the Trojan Horse to the citadel :-)

Marble statue of a Nereid or Aura on horseback, from the temple of Asklepios at Epidauros, Peloponnese                                                    ca. 380 BC.

Marble statue of a Nereid / Aura on horseback, from the temple of Asklepios at Epidauros, Peloponnese ca.

Dionysos and Ariadne. Detail from the side A of an Attic red-figure calyx-krater, ca. 400-375 BC. From Thebes.

Dionysos and Ariadne. Detail from the side A of an Attic red-figure calyx-krater, ca. From Thebes.

Hypsipyle putting her father out to sea.  The Argo set sail for Lemnos. The ladies of Lemnos foolishly incurred Aphrodite’s wrath and were punished by an odious odor, which had their men running to the arms of the mainland concubines. Enraged, the Lemnos women murdered the island’s males in their sleep, except for the king who was put to sea in a chest. It was then just females, who were ruled by the King’s daughter, Hypsipyle.

John Bell Bell's New Pantheon HYPSIPYLE, daughter of Thoas, king of Lemnos, saved her father's life, when the women made a general massacre of the men in that island. Hypsipyle concealed him.

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