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Benaki Museum Athens  http://www.benaki.gr/

Benaki Museum Athens http://www.benaki.gr/

To learn the Greek alphabet and strengthen abdominal muscles, write the letters with your feet in the air!

The Greek Alphabet - Ancient Greece for Kids College-- Fraternity and Sorority

The Panathenaic Stadium also known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the beautifully marbled) is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

The Panathenaic Stadium also known as the Kallimarmaro (meaning the beautifully marbled) is an athletic stadium in Athens that hosted the first modern Olympic Games in

Leonidas statue in Sparta. Sparta was a prominent city-state in Ancient Greece. Given its military pre-eminence, Sparta was recognized as the overall leader of the combined Greek forces during the Greco-Persian Wars. Between 431 and 404 B.C., Sparta was the principal enemy of Athens.

Leonidas statue in Greece. Sparta was a prominent city-state in Ancient Greece. Their entire culture was based around war.

New Acropolis Museum, Athens Greece

New Acropolis Museum

Image 20 of 21 from gallery of ArchDaily Editors Select 20 Amazing Century Museums. New Acropolis Museum / Bernard Tschumi Architects. Image Courtesy of Bernard Tschumi Architects

Ancient Greek Theater masks. The Ancient Greek term for a mask is "prosopon" (lit., "face") and was a significant element in the worship of Dionysus at Athens

The Ancient Greek term for a mask is "prosopon" ("face") and was a significant element in the worship of Dionysus at Athens. Also, in the beginning stages of ancient Greek Theatre, masks were made out of light wood, linens, cork and sometimes hair.

"Marina of Zea (Pasalimani)- In the ancient years it was one of the main harbors for the warships of Themistocles, with docks for 196 triremes. It received its name in the 18th century, when it was used as port of the Ottoman fleet. Nowadays is the one of the most popular places of the city with nice restaurants, tavernas, bars and shops and one of the biggest & modern marinas of Greece"; Piraeus. (Description from http://www.aegee-peiraias.gr/web/?q=en/node/46)

Piraeus HarbourPiraeus – Is Greece’s third largest city which is a favored spot for all tourists. Piraeus stands on a peninsula with three harbors neighboring it. The Harbor holds the prevalent merchant navies on Mediterranean.

Arch of Hadrian and Temple of Olympian Zeus - View from Acropolis of Athens, Greece by autumn.b

Greece Travel Inspiration - Arch of Hadrian and Temple of Olympian Zeus - View from Acropolis of Athens, Greece by autumn.

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