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Greek Gods and Goddesses. Tragic love stories. Once I read Edith Hamilton’s Mythology in grade school, I was a goner for Greece.
I wrote short stories about my version of some of the stories I read or came up with entirely made up stories of my own. 1,084 more words
One need not dive very deep into Thucydides’ history to observe how much of his characteristic dramatic flair owes to (or, to give Thucydides a bit more credit, is brought to life by) the climactic conflict between the Athenian and Spartan factions. 842 more words
#Athens #Greece #pleinair work of the #Acropolis #Parthenon #TempleOfZeus #watercolour #sketchbook #AncientAgoraOfAthens
Some recent quick #Athens #Greece #pleinair work of the #Acropolis #Parthenon #TempleOfZeus #watercolour #sketchbook #AncientAgoraOfAthens made during our lovely holiday to an amazing place. It was really challenging to work in such hot dry conditions in watercolour and difficult to do justice to the fabulous setting and its history. 46 more words
Filled with sustenance once more, we continued on, up countless stairs and roads in Anafiotika, toward the Acropolis. Briefly, we stopped at Philopappos hill, for a stunning panoramic view of the city, before downing several bottles of ice cold water and marching on. 475 more words
It’s funny that I can recall the exact moment I fell in love with Crete and decided it would be a destination I would want to visit again and again and again. 770 more words