The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 

Greece May 2017

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Athens

Acropolis

Acropolis Entrance, Athens, Greece May 2017
Acropolis Entrance
(Restored) Temple of Athena Nike, Athens, Greece May 2017
(Restored) Temple of Athena Nike
Entrance, from interior, Athens, Greece May 2017
Entrance, from interior
Parthenon, Athens, Greece May 2017
Parthenon
Erechtheion, Athens, Greece May 2017
Erechtheion
Erechtheion: Replica Cartyids, Athens, Greece May 2017
Erechtheion: Replica Cartyids
Erechtheion: Olive Tree for Athena, Athens, Greece May 2017
Erechtheion: Olive Tree for Athena
Erechtheion: Area sacred to Poseidon, Athens, Greece May 2017
Erechtheion: Area sacred to Poseidon
Spot struck by Poseidon's Trident!, Athens, Greece May 2017
Spot struck by Poseidon's Trident!
Hole in Erechtheion roof, for Poseidon, Athens, Greece May 2017
Hole in Erechtheion roof, for Poseidon
Temple of Zeus, from Acropolis, Athens, Greece May 2017
Temple of Zeus, from Acropolis

Assorted Ancient Athens

Acropolis, from Temple of Zeus, Athens, Greece May 2017
Acropolis, from Temple of Zeus
Temple of Zeus, Athens, Greece May 2017
Temple of Zeus
Odeon of Herodes Atticus (161 AD), Athens, Greece May 2017
Odeon of Herodes Atticus (161 AD)
Octagonal Tower of the Winds, Athens, Greece May 2017
Octagonal Tower of the Winds
Rebuilt Stoa of Attalus, Athens, Greece May 2017
Rebuilt Stoa of Attalus
Stoa of Attalus Museum: Spartan Shield (~425 BC), Athens, Greece May 2017
Stoa of Attalus Museum: Spartan Shield (~425 BC)
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc)
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc)
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Temple of Hephaestus (5th c bc)

Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece May 2017
Archaeological Museum
Mycenaean Gold, Athens, Greece May 2017
Mycenaean Gold
The "Mask of Agamemnon" (~1500 bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
The "Mask of Agamemnon" (~1500 bc)
Mycenaean Weapons, Athens, Greece May 2017
Mycenaean Weapons
Mycenaean Boars' Tusk Helmet, Athens, Greece May 2017
Mycenaean Boars' Tusk Helmet
Vapheio Vase (15th c bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Vapheio Vase (15th c bc)
The "Jockey of Artemision" (~140 bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
The "Jockey of Artemision" (~140 bc)
Poseidon (~460 bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Poseidon (~460 bc)
Poseidon (~480 bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Poseidon (~480 bc)
Augustus (~10 bc), Athens, Greece May 2017
Augustus (~10 bc)
The Antikythera Mechanism, Athens, Greece May 2017
The Antikythera Mechanism
The Antikythera Mechanism, Athens, Greece May 2017
The Antikythera Mechanism

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece May 2017
Acropolis Museum
Part of Archaic Acropolis Temple, Athens, Greece May 2017
Part of Archaic Acropolis Temple
Alexander the Great, ~ 330 BC, Athens, Greece May 2017
Alexander the Great, ~ 330 BC
Alexander the Great, ~ 330 BC, Athens, Greece May 2017
Alexander the Great, ~ 330 BC
The Caryatids, Athens, Greece May 2017
The Caryatids
Acropolis from Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece May 2017
Acropolis from Acropolis Museum

Byzantine Museum

Christ Pantoktrator (~1400), Athens, Greece May 2017
Christ Pantoktrator (~1400)
Christ Pantoktrator (~1600), Athens, Greece May 2017
Christ Pantoktrator (~1600)
St Christopher "Cynocephalus" 1685 Shown as a member, Athens, Greece May 2017
St Christopher "Cynocephalus" 1685
Shown as a member of a dog-headed race of humans

Rhodes

Grandmaster's Palace

Grandmaster's Palace, from Clock Tower, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Grandmaster's Palace, from Clock Tower

Medieval Walls

Sea Gates, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Sea Gates

Around Rhodes

The Street of the Knights, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
The Street of the Knights
The Street of the Knights, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
The Street of the Knights
Clock Tower, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Clock Tower
Harbor Tower, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Harbor Tower
Knights' Hospital, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Knights' Hospital
Knights' Hospital, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Knights' Hospital
Archaeological Museum 7th-6th c bc rock crystal convex jewelers, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Archaeological Museum
7th-6th c bc rock crystal convex jewelers’ lenses.
View from clock tower, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
View from clock tower
View from clock tower, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
View from clock tower
Old Streets, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Old Streets
Rhodes Acropolis: Temple of Pythean Apollo, Greece May 2017
Rhodes Acropolis: Temple of Pythean Apollo
Restored Odeon, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Restored Odeon
Restored Stadium, Rhodes, Greece May 2017
Restored Stadium

Cape Sounion

The mighty Temple of Great Poseidon!
A Pious Pilgrim, Cape Sounion, Greece May 2017
A Pious Pilgrim
The Delicious Offering, Cape Sounion, Greece May 2017
The Delicious Offering

Marathon

Statue of Miltiades, Marathon, Greece May 2017
Statue of Miltiades
Tumulus of the Athenians, Marathon, Greece May 2017
Tumulus of the Athenians

Nafplia

View from Nafplia Acropolis, Greece May 2017
View from Nafplia Acropolis
Bourtzi Fort, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Bourtzi Fort
Nafplia Acropolis, Greece May 2017
Nafplia Acropolis

Palamidi Fortress

View from Nafplia to Palamidi Fortress, Greece May 2017
View from Nafplia to Palamidi Fortress
Palamidi Fortress, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Palamidi Fortress
Palamidi Fortress, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Palamidi Fortress
Palamidi bastion, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Palamidi bastion
View from Palamidi to Nafplia, Greece May 2017
View from Palamidi to Nafplia

Nafplia Archaeological Museum

Corinthian-style helmet ~500 BC, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Corinthian-style helmet ~500 BC
Mycenean Cuirass ~1500 BC (Dendra), Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Mycenean Cuirass ~1500 BC (Dendra)
Bronze vessels  ~1500 BC (Dendra), Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Bronze vessels ~1500 BC (Dendra)
Seals 2700-2500 BC, Nafplia, Greece May 2017
Seals 2700-2500 BC

Mycenae

Mycenae, Greece May 2017
Mycenae
The Lion Gate, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
The Lion Gate
Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
Grave Circle A
Excavated/Restored Grave, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
Excavated/Restored Grave
Entrance to Cistern, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
Entrance to Cistern
North Postern Gate, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
North Postern Gate
Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, Greece May 2017
Treasury of Atreus

Ancient Corinth

Roman Mosaic ~200 AD, Ancient Corinth, Greece May 2017
Roman Mosaic ~200 AD
Corinthian Helmet ~480 BC, Ancient Corinth, Greece May 2017
Corinthian Helmet ~480 BC
View to Acrocorinth, Ancient Corinth, Greece May 2017
View to Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth

Frankish Tower, Ancient Corinth, Greece May 2017
Frankish Tower

Nemea

Nemea, Greece May 2017
Nemea
Nemea, Greece May 2017
Nemea
Gold Signet Ring ~1500 BC, Nemea, Greece May 2017
Gold Signet Ring ~1500 BC

Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City

Mystras: Fortress and lower City, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Mystras: Fortress and lower City
Fortress, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Fortress
Fortress gate, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Fortress gate
Tiny Haiga Sophia Church, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Tiny Haiga Sophia Church
Haiga Sophia Interior, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Haiga Sophia Interior
Haiga Sophia Interior, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Haiga Sophia Interior
(Restored) Despot's Palace, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
(Restored) Despot's Palace
(Restored) Despot's Palace, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
(Restored) Despot's Palace
St Theodore Church, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
St Theodore Church
Hodegetria, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Hodegetria
Hodegetria, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Hodegetria
Hodegetria, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Hodegetria
Pantanassa Convent + view to Fortress, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Pantanassa Convent + view to Fortress
Pantanassa Convent, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Pantanassa Convent
Pantanassa Convent, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Pantanassa Convent
Pantanassa Convent, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Pantanassa Convent
Pantanassa Convent, Mystras: A Byzantine Fortress City, Greece May 2017
Pantanassa Convent

Sparta

Leonidas Statue, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Leonidas Statue
Sanctuary of Athena Chalkiokis, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Sanctuary of Athena Chalkiokis
Archaic Stoa, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Archaic Stoa
Roman Theater, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Roman Theater
The "Round Building" from 7th c BC, Sparta, Greece May 2017
The "Round Building" from 7th c BC
Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia

Sparta Archaeological Museum

Medusa Mosaic, 3rd c AD, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Medusa Mosaic, 3rd c AD
Mosaic, 4th c AD, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Mosaic, 4th c AD
Hoplite "Leonidas" ~470 BC, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Hoplite "Leonidas" ~470 BC
Hellenistic Black Marble Boar, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Hellenistic Black Marble Boar
Striking portrait mosaic, Sparta, Greece May 2017
Striking portrait mosaic

Olympia

Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Temple of Zeus
Ancient Stadium, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Ancient Stadium
Ancient Stadium, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Ancient Stadium
Triangular Base of Nike of Victory (5th c) Messenians & Naupact, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Triangular Base of Nike of Victory (5th c)
Messenians & Naupactians over Spartans
Hera's Altar: Where modern flame is lit, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Hera's Altar: Where modern flame is lit
Temple of Hera (from 7th c BC), Olympia, Greece May 2017
Temple of Hera (from 7th c BC)
Philippeion (4th c BC) Commemorated Philip II & Family, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Philippeion (4th c BC)
Commemorated Philip II & Family

Olympia Archaeological Museum

Assorted ancient helmets, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Assorted ancient helmets
Nike of Paeonis Formerly on triangular pillar, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Nike of Paeonis
Formerly on triangular pillar
Persian helmet, dedicated by Athenians, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Persian helmet, dedicated by Athenians
Helmet of Miltiades Dedicated after Marathon 490 BC, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Helmet of Miltiades
Dedicated after Marathon 490 BC
West Pediment of Temple of Zeus, Olympia, Greece May 2017
West Pediment of Temple of Zeus
Hermes of Praxiteles ~330 BC, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Hermes of Praxiteles ~330 BC
Roman mosaic of games, Olympia, Greece May 2017
Roman mosaic of games

Pylos: Palace of Nestor

Throne Room, with great hearth, Pylos: Palace of Nestor, Greece May 2017
Throne Room, with great hearth
The Royal Bathroom!, Pylos: Palace of Nestor, Greece May 2017
The Royal Bathroom!

Epidaurus

Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, Greece May 2017
Ancient Theater of Epidaurus
Temple of Asklepios: Only foundations remain, Epidaurus, Greece May 2017
Temple of Asklepios: Only foundations remain
Tholos, under restoration, Epidaurus, Greece May 2017
Tholos, under restoration

Tiryns

Argos

Argos Castle, Greece May 2017
Argos Castle

Delphi

Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia
Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia
Omphalos, marks
Omphalos, marks "Navel of the World"
Treasury of the Athenians, ~490 BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Treasury of the Athenians, ~490 BC
Polygonal Wall, 6th c BC Support wall for Temple of Apollo plat, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Polygonal Wall, 6th c BC
Support wall for Temple of Apollo platform.
Serpent Column (replica), Delphi, Greece May 2017
Serpent Column (replica)
Temple of Apollo, 4th c BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Temple of Apollo, 4th c BC
View over Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Greece May 2017
View over Temple of Apollo
Roman Theater, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Roman Theater
Roman Stadium (1), Delphi, Greece May 2017
Roman Stadium (1)
Roman Stadium (2), Delphi, Greece May 2017
Roman Stadium (2)

Delphi Archaeological Museum

Naxien Sphinx, 6th c BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Naxien Sphinx, 6th c BC
'Twins' of Argos, Archaic, 6th c BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
'Twins' of Argos, Archaic, 6th c BC
Bronze Charioteer, 5th c BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Bronze Charioteer, 5th c BC
Siphnian Treasury, ~525 BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Siphnian Treasury, ~525 BC
Votive bronze shield 7th c BC, Delphi, Greece May 2017
Votive bronze shield 7th c BC

Thermopylae

Thermopylae Monument, Greece May 2017
Thermopylae Monument
Monument detail, Thermopylae, Greece May 2017
Monument detail
Kolonos Hill, where the Spartans made their final stand, Thermopylae, Greece May 2017
Kolonos Hill, where the Spartans made their final stand
Thermopylae Hot Spring!, Greece May 2017
Thermopylae Hot Spring!

Meteora

Rock spires from Meteora, Greece May 2017
Rock spires from Meteora
Grand Meteoron Monastery Entrance, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Grand Meteoron Monastery Entrance
Grand Meteoron Monastery, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Grand Meteoron Monastery
Grand Meteoron Monastery, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Grand Meteoron Monastery
Grand Meteoron Monastery Ossuary, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Grand Meteoron Monastery Ossuary
Grand Meteoron Monastery Church, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Grand Meteoron Monastery Church
Holy Trinity Monastery, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Holy Trinity Monastery
Holy Trinity Monastery, Meteora, Greece May 2017
Holy Trinity Monastery

Vergina: Tomb of Philip II

The Tomb Mound, Vergina: Tomb of Philip II, Greece May 2017
The Tomb Mound
A Tomb Entrance, Vergina: Tomb of Philip II, Greece May 2017
A Tomb Entrance
An exposed Tomb, Vergina: Tomb of Philip II, Greece May 2017
An exposed Tomb
Diadem and golden ossuary of Philip II, Vergina: Tomb of Philip II, Greece May 2017
Diadem and golden ossuary of Philip II
Golden bow case, greaves, etc., Vergina: Tomb of Philip II, Greece May 2017
Golden bow case, greaves, etc.

Thessalonica

White Tower ~15th c, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
White Tower ~15th c
White Tower ~15th c, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
White Tower ~15th c
Hagia Sophia, ~8th c, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Hagia Sophia, ~8th c
Church of Panagia Achiropiitos, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Church of Panagia Achiropiitos
Theodosian Walls, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Theodosian Walls
Theodosian Walls, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Theodosian Walls
Theodosian Walls, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Theodosian Walls
Theodosian Walls, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Theodosian Walls
Ataturk House, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Ataturk House
Ataturk House, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Ataturk House
Ataturk House, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Ataturk House
Byzantine Mus: Wisdom of Christ 14th c I have a poster of this, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Byzantine Mus: Wisdom of Christ 14th c
I have a poster of this from 1990 Exhibition!
Archaeo. Mus: Macedonian Gold Myrtle Wreath ~330 BC, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Archaeo. Mus: Macedonian Gold Myrtle Wreath ~330 BC

Rotunda of Galerius

Rotunda of Galerius, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Rotunda of Galerius
Rotunda of Galerius, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Rotunda of Galerius
Rotunda of Galerius: Interior, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Rotunda of Galerius: Interior
Mosaic in dome, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Mosaic in dome
Mosaic in dome, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Mosaic in dome
Arch of Galerius, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Arch of Galerius
Arch of Galerius, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Arch of Galerius

St Demetrios

St Demetrios, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
St Demetrios
St Demetrios: Modern mural, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
St Demetrios: Modern mural
St Demetrios: Ancient Mosaic, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
St Demetrios: Ancient Mosaic
St Demetrios: Ancient Mosaic, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
St Demetrios: Ancient Mosaic
St Demetrios: Crypt, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
St Demetrios: Crypt
Spot where holy myrrh supposedly flowed, Thessalonica, Greece May 2017
Spot where holy myrrh supposedly flowed

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