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Zeus and his "Olympian" gods were in full command by the time the Greek language is first attested – as it is at Cnossos/Knossos on the island of Crete, some time in the 14th Century BC.

In pictures: The first Olympic hotel

Zeus and his "Olympian" gods were in full command by the time the Greek language is first attested – as it is at Cnossos/Knossos on the island of Crete, some time in the Century BC.

The Lefkandi Centaur, ca. 900 BCE. Found in two separate graves at the same site (known as the "Hero's Tomb") at Lefkandi on the island of Euboea. It's a fine example of Greek art during the Geometric period. I wrote a whole paper on this thing...

Lefkandi Centaur, ca. 900 BC - Found in two separate graves at the same site (known as the "Hero's Tomb") at Lefkandi on the island of Euboea (Greece)

Auriga de Delfos. 478-474 aC. Bronze, 1, 80 cm. Delfos: Museu Arqueològic * Descoberta el 1896 al santuari d'Apol·lo a Delfos.

GREEK "Charioteer of Delphi" 470 one of the best preserved examples of classical bronze casts. It is an example of the "Severe" style, and how highly Greeks at the time regarded their athletic heroes

22 Ancient Greek City Priene Turkey Antique D'Espouy Architecture Art Print | eBay

22 Ancient Greek City Priene Turkey Antique D'Espouy Architecture Art Print | eBay

The ruins of the Palace of Minos at Knossos where Arthur Evans discovered mysterious clay tablets bearing an ancient unknown script

The ruins of the Palace of Minos at Knossos where Arthur Evans discovered mysterious clay tablets bearing an ancient unknown script

The Kalaoun Mosque in Cairo, built in the early 14th century. | These Color Photos Of Cairo In 1910 Will Blow Your Mind

These Color Photos Of Cairo In 1910 Will Blow Your Mind

The Kalaoun Mosque in Cairo, built in the early century. - Beautiful Color Photos of Street Scenes of Cairo in the

Esfahan

Cross over the majestic Si-o-se Pol Bridge of 33 arches into Chahar Bagh Avenue, a historic boulevard in the city of Isfahan, Iran. The avenue is home to monuments and a vaulted bazaar, and served as inspiration for the Champs-Elysees boulevard in Paris.

Burial site, Lefkandi, Euboea

Early Excavations at Lefkandi: The Cemeteries

Independence Hall - 1910.  I like this picture.  It shows the old gal enmeshed in a city, rather than set off from the life around it, as it is today.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive : "Independence Hall at Independence Square, Philadelphia, c. glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company, Library of Congress.

Tholos and old bouleuterion

Tholos and old bouleuterion

The 90 foot wide span of Constantine's Basillica.   When built, it functioned as the district law court.   It's over 200 feet long and today still serves as a Lutheran church

The 90 foot wide span of Constantine's Basillica. When built, it functioned as the district law court. It's over 200 feet long and today still serves as a Lutheran church

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