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Greek & Phoenician Colonies
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Greek & Phoenician Colonies

Greek (Red) and Phoenician (Yellow) colonization between the 8th and the 6th century BC. German placenames.
Macedonia under Philip II
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Macedonia under Philip II

Map of the Kingdom of Macedon and its expansions at the death of Philip II in 336 BC. Based on R. Ginouvès et al., La Macédoine, Paris, 1992.
Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning
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Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning

Map of the Alliances of the Peloponnesian War, as well as the respective strategies of the opposing factions of Sparta and Athens, and their allies.
Athens Acropolis
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Athens Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon, built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles, and dedicated to the city’s patron deity Athena.
Acropolis Plan,  Athens
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Acropolis Plan, Athens

A plan of the acropolis of Athens. Occupied from Mycenaean times, the monuments visible today largely date from the 5th century BCE.
Plato
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Plato

Bust of the Greek philosopher Plato, mid-1st century CE copy from a 4th century BCE original statue by Silanion. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Temple of Poseidon at Sounion
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Temple of Poseidon at Sounion

The temple of Poseidon was constructed in approx. 440 B.C., over the ruins of a temple dating from the Archaic Period. It is perched above the sea at a height of almost 70 m. The design of the temple is a typical hexastyle i.e. it had a front...
Venus of Milo
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Venus of Milo

So-called “Venus de Milo” (Aphrodite from Melos). Parian marble, ca. 130-100 BC? Found in Melos in 1820. On display at the Louvre, Paris. Gift of the Marquis de Rivière to Louis XVIII of France, 1821
Map of Ancient Athens
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Map of Ancient Athens

A map of ancient Athens (with some text in German).
Satyrs Making Wine
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Satyrs Making Wine

Satyrs making wine, dionysian bas-relief from altar of unknown date, National Archaeological Museum of Athens.