Propylaea is the name given to monumental gates or entranceways to a specific space, usually to a temple or religious complex...
The Propylaea, the monumental gate entrance to the Athens acropolis. Architect: Mnesicles, c. 437–431 BCE.
The plan of the Propylaea, the monumental gate of the Athens acropolis, c. 437-431 BCE.
Propylaea, Athenian Acropolis
The Propylaea, the monumental gate to the acropolis of Athens. Interior (west) view. Architect: Mnesicles, c. 437–431...
The Propylaea, monumental gateway to the acropolis of Athens. Constructed between c. 437 and 431 BCE in the age of Pericles...
An illustration of the Propylaea or monumental gateway of the Athenian acropolis, 5th century BCE.
Prostitution in Ancient Athens
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Reconstruction of Ancient Athenian Girl: Myrtis
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Roman Agora Gate, Athens
The monumental entrance gate (propylaea) to the Roman agora of Athens. Pentellic marble, 19-11 BCE. Donated by Julius Caesar...
Socrates and democratic Athens
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