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Iliaden - Wikipedia's Iliaden as translated by GramTrans

Iliaden - Wikipedia's Iliaden as translated by GramTrans

Greek Leaders in the Trojan War

Greek Leaders in the Trojan War

Civil War in Greece, 1945.  Immediately after the end of the Second World War, civil war erupts in Greece and leads to British troops being deployed on the streets of Athens.

Civil War in Greece, 1945. Immediately after the end of the Second World War, civil war erupts in Greece and leads to British troops being deployed on the streets of Athens.

Model of a typical house of the polis, in ancient Hellas

Model of a typical house of the polis, in ancient Hellas

Nov. 12, 1939: This photo, published shortly after the start of the Second World War, ran with this caption: “The Winged Victory of Samothrace, another great achievement of the ancient Greek sculptors, packed for removal in accordance with plans for its protection formulated far in advance of the war.”

Nov. 12, 1939: This photo, published shortly after the start of the Second World War, ran with this caption: “The Winged Victory of Samothrace, another great achievement of the ancient Greek sculptors, packed for removal in accordance with plans for its protection formulated far in advance of the war.”

"The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Macedonia,Greece

"The Abduction of Persephone" - wall painting in the Tomb of Persephone in Vergina, Macedonia,Greece

The Dolphin Mosaic In The Queen's Quarters @ The Knossos Palace

The Dolphin Mosaic In The Queen's Quarters @ The Knossos Palace

The saffron gatherers, detail  In this wall fresco from Akrotiri on Santorini, two women are shown in a field of crocuses. The older woman is gathering the stamens of flowers and placing them in a basket. The younger woman has a partially shaven head, and is gathering stamens with both hands. Saffron is derived from the stamens and has been used as a dye since antiquity. Saffron was used to dye robes and saffron robes appear frequently in the wall frescoes. |

The saffron gatherers, detail In this wall fresco from Akrotiri on Santorini, two women are shown in a field of crocuses. The older woman is gathering the stamens of flowers and placing them in a basket. The younger woman has a partially shaven head, and is gathering stamens with both hands. Saffron is derived from the stamens and has been used as a dye since antiquity. Saffron was used to dye robes and saffron robes appear frequently in the wall frescoes. |

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Met. Museum of Art:Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age  The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son  May 17, 2011–June 17, 2012

Met. Museum of Art:Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son May 17, 2011–June 17, 2012

The flag of the Greek Orthodox Church, alongside modern Greece's flag

The flag of the Greek Orthodox Church, alongside modern Greece's flag