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Afganistan, Balkh1501 viewsThe walls of Balkh, Afganistan3 commentsJoe Sermarini
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Bulgaria, Anchialos (Pomorie) Thracian Tomb12 viewsPomorie's ancient Thracian tombJoe Sermarini
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Bulgaria, Varna - Odessos, Thrace Roman Baths16 viewsOdessus, Thrace, first included into the Roman Praefectura orae maritimae and then in 15 CE annexed to the province of Moesia (later Moesia Inferior), covered 47 hectares in present-day central Varna and had prominent public baths, Thermae, erected in the late 2nd century AD, now the largest Roman remains in Bulgaria (the building was 100 m (328.08 ft) wide, 70 m (229.66 ft) long, and 25 m (82.02 ft) high) and fourth-largest known Roman baths in Europe. Joe Sermarini
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Caesarea Maritima - Herod's Hippodrome65 viewsLloyd
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Caesarea Maritima - Herod's Palace Poolside40 viewsLloyd
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Caesarea Maritima - Herod's Pool38 viewsLloyd
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Caesarea Maritima - the less desirable view south from Herod's Palace43 viewsDog's in the palace pool and now this. How the mighty have fallen!Lloyd
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Caesarea Maritima - the sweet view from Herod's Palace30 viewsLloyd
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Caesearea Maritima Hippodrome - Tsunami Deposit57 viewsThe light coloured, upward fining, middle layer is a tsumai deposit preserved in the this overburden remnant in the excavated hippodrome at Caesarea Maritima.Lloyd
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China, Great Wall659 viewsIt's a wall and its great, what more do I need to say :) - Bolayi1 commentsBolayi
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China, Great Wall553 viewsMutianyu Great Wall located in Huairou County, Beijing. Built on older pre-existing walls during the Ming Dynasty.Bolayi
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Croatia, Pula - Chapel of St. Maria Formosa117 viewsThree naived basilica from the 6th century ADLegatus
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Croatia, Pula - Colloseum94 viewsLegatus
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Croatia, Pula - Colloseum93 viewsLegatus
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Croatia, Pula - Colloseum76 viewsReferred to as the amphitheatre by the locals. Started by Augustus, enlarged by Claudius, and finished by the FlaviansLegatus
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Croatia, Pula - Floor Mosaic91 viewsAll that remains is a floor mosaic depicting the Punishment of Dirce.Legatus
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Croatia, Pula - Temple of Augustus107 viewsDedicated to Augustus, the first Roman emperor.Legatus
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Croatia, Pula - Temple of Augustus87 viewsDedicated to Augustus, the first Roman emperor, this temple is exquisitely harmonious. With the spread of Christianity, the temple became a church and then a granary! Now it hosts a collection of Roman sculptureLegatus
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Croatia, Pula - Triumphal Arch of Sergius82 viewsTriumphal Arch of Sergius was built in 27BC to commemorate the Sergius family who were a powerful clan at the time. Now it forms an impressive entranceway to Pula's old town.Legatus
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Croatia, Pula - Twin Gate64 viewsLegatus
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace142 viewsDiocletian's palace is historical centre of Split - Croatia.1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace - Cathedral of St. Domnius (St. Duje)138 viewsCathedral of St. Duje is build over Diocletian's mausoleum.Johny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace - peristyle148 viewspart of cathedrale of St. Duje in the left upper cornerJohny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace - peristyle - sphinx182 viewsDiocletian's palace is historical centre of Split - Croatia.Johny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace - silver gate157 viewseast gate leading to the centre of Split.Johny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace - temple of Jupiter101 viewslater converted to babtisteryJohny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace, basement116 viewsRomans who escaped from near Salona in 7th century reocupied Diocletian's palace. They lived in higher floors above basement. These rooms was gradually filled by garbage through holes in ceiling so basment remained preserved until these days. Johny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace, basement84 viewsRomans who escaped from near Salona in 7th century reocupied Diocletian's palace. They lived in higher floors above basement. These rooms was gradually filled by garbage through holes in ceiling so basment remained preserved until these days. Johny SYSEL
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Croatia, Split - Diocletian's palace, temple of Jupiter95 viewsinterior with modern statue
Temple was converted to babtistery later.
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Croatia, Split - Salona - Amphitheatre88 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Cyprus - Paphos - tomb165 viewsTombs were built between 400 BC and 300 AD.Johny SYSEL
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Cyprus, Pafos, Roman Mosaic in "The House of the Century"920 viewsMosaic in "The House of the Century"1 commentsJeroen
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Cyprus, Pafos, Roman Mosaic in "The House of the Century" (Detail)653 viewsDetailJeroen
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Cyprus, Paphos - theatre123 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Cyprus, Paphos - tomb138 viewsTombs were built between 400 BC and 300 AD.1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Czech Republic, Morava 89 viewshypocaustum at roman military camp - times of Marcomannic WarsBohemian
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Egypt, Babylon62 viewsThis elegant red and white banded brickwork is about all that remains on the surface to mark the Roman fortress of ‘Babylon in Egypt’. The Roman structure was started during the reign of Trajan on the site of an earlier Egyptian stronghold which marked the border between Lower and Middle Egypt. The fortress remained an important strategic outpost down through Byzantine times. In the fifth century the Legio XIII Gemina was stationed here. During the Arab conquest of Egypt in 640/1, Babylon endured a seven month siege before its capture.

These days most of the extensive Babylon complex lies buried under the streets of the Christian quarter of Old Cairo. The nearby medieval Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary is popularly known as the ‘Hanging Church’ because its nave was built suspended over two towers of the Roman fort.
Abu Galyon
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Egypt, Cairo - Nilometer64 viewsThis octagonal pillar is the only surviving Nilometer in Cairo, tucked away in a kiosk on the island of Roda, in the middle of the Nile. When in use, the height of water in the pit measured the annual flooding of the river. In an ideal year the water would rise to the 16th of the marked divisions (each one cubit, approximately 52cm) decorating the column.

The Nilometer is an attribute of the titular river god, Nilus (equivalent to the Egyptian deity, Hapy), and often features on coin reverses depicting Nilus.

The surrounding structure is itself of architectural significance and dates to 861 CE. Which means those pointed arches set into the walls predate the European Gothic style by around 250 years – they could be the earliest pointed arches anywhere in the world.
1 commentsAbu Galyon
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France, Ambrussum, Gallia Narbonensis - Bridge over Vidourle river.458 viewsUsed to have eleven arches and still used untill the middle ages. From this bridge the via Domitia goes upwards to the settlement1 commentsBohemond
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France, Ambrussum, Gallia Narbonensis - via Domitia.364 viewsVia Domitia going downhill towards the bridgeBohemond
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France, Ambrussum, Gallia Narbonensis - via Domitia.386 viewsSee those wagontracks as road goes upwards from the bridge towards the settlement on the top of the hillBohemond
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France, Ambrussum, Gallia Narbonensis - via Domitia.396 viewsVia Domitia winding its way uphillBohemond
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France, Arles - Arena108 viewsvacationchick
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France, Arles - Arena92 viewsArles Arenavacationchick
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France, Arles - The Baths of Constantine83 viewsArles: The Baths of Constantinevacationchick
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France, Arles - The Baths of Constantine87 viewsArles: The Baths of Constantinevacationchick
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France, Arles - Theatre76 viewsArles Theatrevacationchick
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France, Arles, Aquaduct147 viewsvacationchick
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France, Glanum - Temple61 viewsThe remains of a temple in the ancient city of Glanum (Saint-Rémy-en-Provence). Note the fine acroterion! Syltorian
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France, Glanum - Tomb Monument90 viewsOutside the walls of Glanum (now Saint-Rémy-en-Provence) stands this wonderful monument. It was erected sometime between 30-20 B.C. The inscription reads: SEX(tus) M(arcus) L(ucius) IVLIEI C(aii) •F(ilii) PARENTIBVS SVEIS (Sextus, Marcus and Lucius Iulius, sons of Caius, to their parents), and shows interesting battle scenes.
Syltorian
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France, La Turbie - Trophée des Alpes66 viewsThis Augustan trophy towers over the French Riviera and Monaco. It celebrates Augustus' pacification of the Alps and his victory over 45 tribes. (also mentioned by Pliny, Nat. Hist. III,136-137) Pity about the rainy weather when this photograph was taken.
Syltorian
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France, Nemausus - Amphitheatre78 viewsThe Roman amphitheatre of the Colonia Nemausus still stands. On the top, holed stones for holding the velum can be seen. The "Arčnes" are still in use today, mainly for bull fights as the more modern statue in front shows. Syltorian
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France, Nemausus - Bollard78 viewsNîmes was founded by Augustus, with veterans from his Egyptian campaigns. The coin-type with the crocodile chained to a palm is famous, and still used by Nîmes as its coat of arms today. Here it appears on one of the (modern) bollards set up around the ancient amphitheatre.1 commentsSyltorian
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France, Nemausus - Crocodile Fountain64 viewsThis fountain is not ancient, but represents the famous coin-type of the ancient city of Nemausus, showing a crocodile chained to a palm-tree. Syltorian
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France, Nemausus - Relief on the Amphitheatre77 viewsThis relief is found above one of the arches of the ancient amphitheatre of Nemausus. It's rather worn, but two gladiators can still be seen. Syltorian
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France, Nemausus - Tour Magne62 viewsPart of the city walls of Nemausus, this is a massive Roman watch-tower with an octagonal base and a round top, it's 32 meters high now, and had another 4 meters in ancient times. Syltorian
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France, Nimes - Arena41 viewsNimes Arenavacationchick
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France, Nimes - Arena41 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Arena49 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Arena museum45 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Jardins de la Fontaine39 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Jardins de la Fontaine30 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Jardins de la Fontaine35 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Roman tower59 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - temple63 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - temple38 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - temple37 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - Temple of Diane38 viewsvacationchick
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France, Nimes - The Castellum38 viewsThis is the end point for the aquaduct that crossed the Pont du Gard. From here water was distributed to public fountains, monuments and different areas of the city via lead pipes.vacationchick
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France, Orange - Triumphal Arch62 viewsIt was built on the former via Agrippa to honor the veterans of the Gallic Wars and Legio II Augusta. It was later reconstructed by emperor Tiberius to celebrate the victories of Germanicus over the German tribes in Rhineland.pax
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France, Pont du Gard - aqueduct47 viewsvacationchick
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France, Pont du Gard - aqueduct38 viewsvacationchick
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France, SommiĂ©res - Roman bridge385 views17 arch bridge built on orders of Tiberius to cross the river Vidourle and enable to connect Nemausis ( Nîmes ) with Tolosa ( Toulouse ).Bohemond
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France, SommiĂ©res - Roman Bridge336 views17 arch bridge built on orders of Tiberius to cross the river Vidourle and enable to connect Nemausis ( Nîmes ) with Tolosa ( Toulouse ).Bohemond
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France, St Romain en Gal42 viewsmosaicvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal41 viewshousesvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal58 viewsfrescoes and mosaicsvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal41 viewsstatuevacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal47 viewsroad... did it lead to Rome?vacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal45 viewsmosaics and pillarsvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal43 viewsmosaicvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal47 viewsmosaicsvacationchick
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France, St Romain-en-Gal - public toilet50 viewspublic toiletvacationchick
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France, Vienne53 viewsarchesvacationchick
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Germany, Trier - Amphitheater305 viewsUnder the ArenaW. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Amphitheater250 viewsThe way into arenaW. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Amphitheater300 viewsThe arena, built in the 2nd century A.D. for cruel games with gladiators and animals, had a seating capacity of about 20,000. W. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Amphitheater262 viewsthe entranceW. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Basilika241 viewsLater on, the archbishop used it as his administrative center and it was enlarged by three palace wings after 1614W. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Basilika260 viewsUnbelievable size: 27 m (90 ft) wide, 33 m (108 ft) high, and 67 m (220 ft) long - with an adjoining hall outside even 75 m (250 ft).W. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Basilika280 viewsThe so-called Basilika, Constantine's throne room, is the largest surviving single-room structure from Roman times. The Romans wanted the architecture to express the magnificence and might of the emperor.
It is used as a church now.
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Germany, Trier - Imperial baths265 viewsGoing to the baths was an important part of Roman life: Over 1600 years ago, the Romans built one of the grandest and most impressive baths in the world: the Imperial Baths. W. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Porta Nigra298 viewsThe gate dates back to a time (about A.D. 180) when the Romans often erected public buildings of huge stone blocks (here, the biggest weigh up to six metric tons).W. Kutschenko
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Germany, Trier - Porta Nigra245 viewsthe other side of the gateW. Kutschenko
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Greece, Athens - Acropolis, Parthenon, Slab of the North Parthenon Frieze436 views
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Greece, Athens - Acropolis, The Erectheum601 views
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Greece, Athens - Entrance to the Athens Numismatic Museum459 viewsThe former mansion of noted amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. What was inside those doors was truly marvelous.1 commentsmemphius
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Greece, Athens - Odeon of Herodes Atticus313 viewsBuilt in 161 AD1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Athens - Parthenon238 viewsTemple of Athena built by Perikles.1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Athens - Temple of Hephaestus and Athena Ergane248 viewsalso Theseion
Temple was used as church in christian times.
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Greece, Athens - Temple of Olympian Zeus159 viewscompleted by HadrianusJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Athens - The Gate of Schliemann's House - Athens55 viewsNot exactly an ancient site but as the home of the Greek Numismatic Museum it houses one of the great collections of ancient coins .... a must see on any visit to Athens.

This is photo is of one of the wrought iron gates of Schliemann’s Athenian mansion constructed in 1878/9. The swastika motif derives from his Trojan excavations and borders a design of winged sphinxes and acanthus leaves capped by an owl with spread wings.
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Greece, Athens - The Temple of Olympian Zeus 56 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Athens - Theatre of Dionysus148 views17000 spectratorsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Athens - tower of the Winds176 viewson the Roman agora,
built in 50 BC - maybe earlier
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Greece, Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, East Front of the Parthenon Restored and Dissected539 viewsJoe Sermarini
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Greece, Athens, Acropolis, Parthenon, North West Corner of the Parthenon474 views1 comments
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Greece, Athens, The Acropolis from the Pnyx.33 viewsThe Pnyx, the home of democracy is the sloping area in the foreground, while the Acropolis dominates the background. Here assembled the Athenian citizen body to hear the great Athenian masters of rhetoric and to cast their votes on the most momentous decisions in the history of ancient Athens. The speaker's platform cut from the rear bedrock face of the Pnyx is to be seen in the centre right. As seen here the remains of the Pynx date from its third and final phase of development in the mid-fourth century BC when it was greatly expanded to accommodate the growing citizen body.Lloyd
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Greece, Athens, The Approach to the Pynx from the Agora24 viewsThe home of democracy, the Pnyx was rebuilt and expanded in the 3rd quarter of the 4th century B.C., probably around 345-335 B.C. A massive, curved, retaining wall was built, as seen in this image. The steps of the old walkway from the Agora are visible and overbuilt by the retaining wall. Great Athenians such as Themistocles, Pericles and Socrates would have walked this path and steps in the heady days of the zenith Athenian democracy. 1 commentsLloyd
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Greece, Athens, The Pnyx - outer stone retaining wall.20 viewsThe home of democracy, the Pnyx was rebuilt and expanded in the 3rd quarter of the 4th century B.C., probably around 345-335 B.C. A massive, curved, retaining wall was built, as seen in this image. The steps of the old walkway from the Agora are visible and overbuilt by the retaining wall. Great Athenians such as Themistocles, Pericles and Socrates wolud have walked ths path and steps in the heady days of the zenith Athenian democracy. 1 commentsLloyd
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Greece, Bassae - Temple of Apollo Epikuros238 viewsbuilt 450 - 400 BC
designed by Iktinos - architect of the Temple of Hephaestus and the Parthenon
!!! There is the earliest example of Corinthian capital. Corinthian capital is in interior, exterior is built in Doric style.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassae
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Greece, Cape Sounion - The Temple of Poseidon84 viewsAccording to legend, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea.1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Corinth62 viewsApril 2011pitbull
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Greece, Corinth -- April 201165 viewspitbull
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Greece, Corinth - Peirene fountain - Acrocorinth in the background119 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Corinth - temlpe of Apollo - Acrocorinth in the background145 viewsCorinth was completely destroyed by Romans in 146 BC - except this temple. Romans built new Corinth 100 years later.Johny SYSEL
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Greece, Crete - Phaistos113 viewsMinoan palaceJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Crete, Knossos - palace91 viewscenter of Minoan culture - the first civilization in Europe
Old palace is from 19th to 16th centuries BC
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Greece, Crete, Knossos - palace92 viewscenter of Minoan culture - the first civilization in Europe
Old palace is from 19th to 16th centuries BC
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Greece, Delos - an altar62 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos - detail of the ancient pathway to Mt Kinthos68 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos - from the summit of Mt Kinthos91 viewsAt its peak in the second century BC up to 10,000 slaves per day were trafficked through the slave market at Delos which was focused on the commercial port area to the left of center in the middle distance of this image.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - Grotto of Hercules71 viewsTo be found at the foot of the approach of Mt Kinthos.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - household well63 viewsWater supply was a problem on the dry island of Delos. The solution was found in a mix of cisterns and wells. Cisterns retained the water from the sparse winter rains, while small wells are to be found frequently in residences as illustrated by this example.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - Maritime Quarter Streetscape66 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos - Mosaic Floor in the Maritime Quarter72 viewsInterestingly this mosaic floor features the symbol of Tanit a Carthaginian goddess.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - On the Ascent of Mt Kinthos60 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos - On the Ascent to the Summit of Mt Kinthos59 viewsThis sort of material is to be found everywhere on the site of ancient Delos.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - Temple of Issis70 viewsThe Cycladic island of Delos was revered in antiquity as the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. During the early Classical era it was a sacred religious precinct dedicated to the worship of these gods. In the late fifth century BC, at the peak of its role as a religious sanctuary, neither birth nor death was permitted to occur on the island. However, commercial imperatives were soon to over ride this religious taboo. Delos occupied a central position with respect to the trade routes of the Mediterranean, so that by the late 3rd century BC commercial activity overtook its role as a religious sanctuary. The sacred character of the island dissipated, displaced by a cosmopolitan trading centre. By the 2nd century BC it had evolved to become the centre of the Mediterranean slave trade. Strabo recorded that up to 10,000 people per day were trafficked through its slave market. This role continued into the early Roman era, until in 88 BC Mithradates VI, King of Pontus, decimated the population in an attack on the island. In 69 BC the pirates of Athenodoros destroyed what remained of the commercial centre of Delos and it fell into decline, to be effectively abandoned by the 6th century AD.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delos - the ancient theatre49 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos - Wall in the Maritime Quarter76 viewsRemnant plasterwork and painting illustrates how the coarse stone walls were finished in the residential area that is the Maritime Quarter.1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Delos water cistern65 viewsWater supply was a problem on the dry island of Delos. The solution was found in a mix of cisterns and wells. Cisterns retained the water from the sparse winter rains, while small wells are to be found frequently in residences.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - Ionian column and treasure of Athens114 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Delphi - overlooking the Temple of Apollo61 views1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - Profile of the Charioteer of Delphi70 viewsDating from the early fifth century BC, this is one of the most hauntingly beautiful works of art. It still speaks after 2,500 years.2 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - temple of Apollo139 views1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Delphi - The Charioteer of Delphi61 viewsThe life-size statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. It is now in the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

The statue was erected at Delphi in 474 BC, to commemorate the victory of a chariot team in the Pythian Games, which were held at Delphi every four years in honor of Pythean Apollo.

The beauty of this work is breathtaking.
1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - The Charioteer of Delphi42 viewsThe life-size statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. It is now in the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

The statue was erected at Delphi in 474 BC, to commemorate the victory of a chariot team in the Pythian Games, which were held at Delphi every four years in honor of Pythean Apollo.
Lloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - The Head of the Charioteer of Delphi49 viewsThe life-size statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi. It is now in the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

The statue was erected at Delphi in 474 BC, to commemorate the victory of a chariot team in the Pythian Games, which were held at Delphi every four years in honor of Pythean Apollo.
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Greece, Delphi - The Stadium at Delphi46 viewsLooking from the marker at the farthest end from the starting line.Lloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - The Temple of Apollo at Delphi60 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - The Theatre at Delphi overlooking the Temple of Apollo with the Treasury of the Athenians in the background58 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Delphi - theatre151 views1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Delphi - tholos142 views1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Didyma, The ruins of the Temple of Apollo at Didyma27 viewshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Didyma2 commentsJoe Sermarini
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Greece, Epidaurus - theatre108 views1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Gortys (Peloponnese Arcadia) - sanctuary of Asclepius156 viewsGortys lost its influence after foundation of Megalopolis in 371 BC.1 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Kos - agora84 viewsKos is place where Hippocrates (father of medicine) was born.Johny SYSEL
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Greece, Kos - Asclepieion81 viewsparts of column, temple in the back ground.
Kos is place where Hippocrates (father of medicine) was born.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepieion
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Greece, Kos - Asclepieion - mosaique of Satyr?69 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - ancient spring69 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - Arcadian gate79 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - Ekklesiasterion87 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - Stadium77 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - Stadium - "VIP sector"72 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - Stadium - votiv column66 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Messene - theatre64 viewsentrance to koilon - auditoriumJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Mycenae - Lion gate73 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Mycenae - The Lion Gate87 viewsI waited a long time for this shot, the nanosecond when any one of the thousands of visitors swarming over the site wasn't visible in the frame. Sometimes you get lucky!2 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Mycenae - tomb of Klytaimnéstra59 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Mycenian bridge68 viewsbetween Nafplio and EpidaurusJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Olympia - Entrence to Olypmic stadium51 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Olympia - Epigraphy41 viewsTo be found on the approach to the ancient Olympic stadium.Lloyd T
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Greece, Olympia - epigraphy44 viewsTo be found on the approach to the ancient Olympic stadium.Lloyd T
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Greece, Olympia - In the Stadium at Olympia45 viewsThe winner of the 2006 Ride on Mower final crosses the line in the stadium.Lloyd T
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Greece, Olympia - start line at Olympic stadium57 viewsgrooves hold Athlets' toes during startJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Olympia - temple of Hera57 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Olympia - Temple of Hera45 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Olympia - Temple of Zeus fallen columns43 viewsLloyd T
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Greece, Olympia - tholos49 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Olympia in Spring62 viewsA magical site at any time, but resplendent in Spring!1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Philippi65 viewsPhilippi is site of famous battle. Marcus Antonius and Octavius defeated Brutus and Cassius.
Philippi is also the first place in Europe where St. Paul evangelized. He was kept in prison there too.
Johny SYSEL
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Greece, Rhodes8 viewssteps to the Acropolis of Lindos on RhodesFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes11 viewsView on the acropolis of LindosFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes13 viewsship carved in the rock on the acropolis of LindosFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes Acropolis of Lindos11 viewsIn the background you can see the steep steps of medieval time.Franz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes grave of Kleobulos13 viewsHellenistic grave - it was named after one of the seven wise man, Kleobulos who lived in Lindos.Franz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes grave of Kleobulos 13 viewsThe grave was used as a chapel in the medievalFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes Lindos 8 viewsLindos Acropolis and villageFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes Lindos9 viewsRestored Stoa on the acropolis of LindosFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes Lindos inscription 7 viewsFranz-Josef M
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Greece, Rhodes plan of Lindos9 views1 semicircular exedra
2 relief of a ship
3 medieval stairway
4 medieval headquarter building
5 Byzantine church
6 hellenistic vaults
7 roman temple
8 late hellenistic stairway
9 hellenistic stoa
10 propylaion stairway
11 propylaion
12 temple of athena lindos
13 portico of Psithyros
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Greece, Sounion - The Temple of Poseidon53 viewsNot so ancient graffiti!1 commentsLloyd T
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Greece, Thasos - agora57 viewsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Thasos - theatre66 viewsphoto was taken in 2000
now theatre is reconstructed :-(
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Greece, Thera - Akrotiri 48 viewsMinoan settelment was destroyed by the great Thera eruption around 1628 BC which caused the end of Neopalatial period on Crete. People managed to evacuate Thera before eruption unlike Pompeii but probably they were killed by tsunami on Crete coast.

wikipedia:"Minoans possessed advanced engineering knowledge enabling the construction of three- and four-story buildings with intricate water piping systems, advanced air-flow management, and earthquake-resistant wood and masonry walls."
Johny SYSEL
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Greece, Thera - Akrotiri 77 viewsMinoan settelment destroyed by the great Thera eruption around 1628 BC which caused the end of Neopalatial period on Crete. Thera could be mythical Atlantis.2 commentsJohny SYSEL
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Greece, Thessaloniki - Arch of Galerius193 viewsBohemond
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Greece, Thessaloniki - Arch of Galerius207 viewsBohemond
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Greece, Thessaloniki - Arch of Galerius214 viewsBohemond
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Greece, Thessaloniki - Arch of Galerius216 viewsBohemond
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Greece, Thessaloniki - Arch of Galerius206 viewsBohemond
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Greece, Tiryns62 viewsTiryns reached its height between 1400 and 1200 BC.
Tiryns is famous for its cyclopean tunnels and especially its walls.
Walls of Tiryns are first referenced by Homer.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiryns
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hannibal18 viewsA marble bust, reputedly of Hannibal, originally found at the ancient city-state of Capua in Italy (some historians are uncertain of the authenticity of the portrait).
Born 247 BC
Died 183, 182 or 181 BC (aged 64-66) Gebze, Turkey
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Israel - Bar'am Synagogue187 viewsThis is one of the oldest synagogues in all of Israel.aarmale
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Israel, Caesarea630 viewsThe ancient Roman port of Caesarea Maritima in Judaea (now Israel). This port was built by Herod the Great in the 1st century BCE. The view is of a portion of the aquaduct that brought water from the Carmel, just south of Haifa.2 commentsDaniel Friedman
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Israel, Caesarea Maritima 32 viewsThe view north from Herod's Palace, looking over the hippodrome to the ancient port area beyond the distant headland.1 commentsLloyd
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Israel, Caesarea Maritima - Amphitheatre173 views‘Amphitheatre’ is how Josephus describes this structure (Antiquities 15.341). It was designed to be suitable for races, athletics, and probably more violent entertainments. It measures about 50 x 290 m. Nearby in the city there is a more traditional semi-circular Roman amphitheatre. And a larger (90 x 450 m) hippodrome for chariot racing was built subsequently, probably at the time of Hadrian. Abu Galyon
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