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Wooden Spoon Survivor

Wooden Spoon Survivor T-Shirt

Did you survive the infamous wooden spoon? Show everyone how tough you are with this awesome shirt!

“Horses of Saint Mark.” Bronze. Attributed to the Greek sculptor Lysippos, 4th century BCE. Venice, Basilica of St. Mark.

“Horses of Saint Mark”. Venice, Basilica of St. Mark (Venezia, Basilica di San Marco)

Bronze. Attributed to the Greek sculptor Lysippos, 4th century BCE.

Ancient Greek Alphabet | remains the same as the ancient greek there are 24 letters of which 7 ...

Chart - The Greek Alphabet

Ancient Greek Alphabet | remains the same as the ancient greek there are 24 letters of which 7 ...

Alexander the Great. Louvre Museum, Paris

Alexander the Great. Louvre Museum, Paris

The fantastic ancient Greek sculpture of Apoxiomen ( Croatian Apoxiomenos ) , IV B.C. , from Mali Losinj, Croatia. www.decorarconarte.com

The fantastic ancient Greek sculpture of Apoxiomen ( Croatian Apoxiomenos ) , IV B.C. , from Mali Losinj, Croatia. www.decorarconarte.com

kefi | (n.) | the spirit of joy, enthusiasm, high spirits and frenzy, in which good times and passion for life are expressed with an abundance of excitement, happiness and fun | greek | #wordstoliveby

Amanda Patterson

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Greek children under the Nazi occupation.

GERMANY OWES GREECE £60 BILLION FOR NAZI WAR CRIMES

German Nazis murdered Greeks at Distomo in Greece The Greeks were terrorised by the German Nazis. Hitler said: "Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future." (hitler quotes - Stormfront) Terror was part of the Nazi philosophy. (Blammo asked for some solid examples of NAZIs using terror as a philosophy.) Greece under the Nazis. In June 1944, Hitler's NAZIS attacked the Greek village of Distomo and killed 218 people. A German…

Colossus of Rhodes, Greece. As it would have looked. It was one of the seven wonders of the world..

Colossus of Rhodes

All about Colossus of Rhodes. erected in the city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC.

Knossos - A priestess at the altar. (detail of the Hagia Triada sarcophagus) Heraklion Archeological Museum (photo by Dimitrios Harissiadis)

Aegean and Levantine Art

Gold Vapheio Cup, Mykenae. It seems likely that these Vaphio cups do not represent a local art but were imported from Crete, which at that early period was far ahead of mainland Greece in artistic development.

Gold Vapheio Cup, Mykenae. It seems likely that these Vaphio cups do not represent a local art but were imported from Crete, which at that early period was far ahead of mainland Greece in artistic development.

Alexander The Great

Alexander The Great

Greek Gateway - Toronto Businesses, Events, Media, Music, Mingle & More

The Top Funniest & Proudest Greek Memes

The Top Funniest & Proudest Greek Memes - News Many of our funny Greek memes have gone viral on our social pages like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Enjoy all our funny Greek memes now on one page!

A pair of female Greek partisans on the island of Crete during the German occupation of the island, c. 1943

VintagePhotos (@NotableHistory)

The latest Tweets from VintagePhotos (@NotableHistory). Vintage Pictures, Historyfollower@gmail.com

Statue and bust of Alexander the Great in the Istanbul archaeological museum

The Croatian Apoxyomenos, (the "Scraper") discovered in the Adriatic Sea near Croatia in 1996 fully covered in sponges and sea life. The statue is currently thought to be a Hellenistic copy of Lysippos’ Apoxyomenos from the second or first century BCE.The scraper is one of the conventional subjects of ancient Greek votive sculpture; it represents an athlete, caught in the familiar act of scraping sweat and dust from his body with a strigil.

Classical Archaeology News

ancientart: “The Croatian Apoxyomenos—A Bronze Athlete. It is thought to be a Hellenistic or Roman replica after a original from the 4th century BC. This statue was discovered in 1996 by a...