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Temple of Poseidon Photo by Th. Bounas
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Temple of Poseidon

The original, Archaic-period temple of Poseidon on the site was built of tufa. The Sounion Kouros, discovered in 1906 in a pit east of the temple alongside fragments of other statues, was probably one of athenspath.com

Education in ancient Greece
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Education in Ancient Greece

From its origins in the Homeric and the aristocratic tradition, Greek education was vastly “democratized” in the 5th century BCE, influenced by the Sophists, Plato and Isocrates. In the Hellenistic period, education in a gymnasium athenspath.com

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Ancient Greek Astronomy

References to identifiable stars and constellations appear in the writings of Homer and Hesiod, the earliest surviving examples of Greek literature. In the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer refers to the following celestial objects: the athenspath.com

Greek numerals
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Greek numerals

Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using the letters of the Greek alphabet. These alphabetic numerals are also known by names Ionic or Ionian numerals, Milesian numerals, and Alexandrian numerals. In modern Greece, athenspath.com

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Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας), was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon, member of the athenspath.com

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Elgin Marbles

The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures (mostly by Phidias and his assistants), inscriptions and architectural members that originally were part of the Parthenon and athenspath.com




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Delos

The island of Delos (Greek: Δήλος), near Mykonos, near the centre of the Cyclades archipelago, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. Delos had a position as a holy athenspath.com

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Μinoan Αrchitecture

The Minoan cities were connected with stone-paved roads, formed from blocks cut with bronze saws. Streets were drained and water and sewer facilities were available to the upper class, through clay pipes. Minoan buildings often athenspath.com

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Icaria

Icaria, also spelled Ikaria (Greek: Ικαρία), is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles (19 km) southwest of Samos. It derived its name from Icarus, the son of Daedalus in Greek mythology, athenspath.com

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Naxos

Naxos (Greek: Νάξος) is a Greek island, the largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. Mythic Naxos According to Greek mythology, the young Zeus athenspath.com