The Glory That is Athens in Spectacular Detail...
From its days in antiquity, Athens was known as a place that lights up civilization. It was a place renowned for its academics, and is still today a Mecca for those who fancy learning more about the glorious history of the Hellenistic empire that was Greece.
Visit the Ancient Sites of Greece in Stunning 4K HD
Greece is the setting for an outpouring of wonderful ancient history like nowhere else in Europe. It’s a place where famous myths seem to come alive.
Ancient Greece: A Quick and Fascinating Overview
Well, here’s a quick guide on everything you need to know about Ancient Greece in just 18 minutes. From The Minotaur and the 300 Spartans to the Greek theatre, this crash course is a perfect gift for history buffs captivated with this ancient civilization.
10 Recommended and Undiscovered Gems in Greece
Greece is known to be the birthplace of democracy and the Olympics, and some will even say of the entire civilization, but today it is mainly known as a popular tourist destination thanks to known sites like Athens. Santorini Islands, Rhodes, Mykonos and more.
How Much Do You Know About Ancient Greece's Parthenon?
The Parthenon: a 200 by 100-foot massive structure, located in the heart of Greece, an iconic symbol of the beliefs of the ancient Greeks.
QUIZ: Can We Test Your Knowledge of Ancient Greece?
Ancient Greece is one of those amazing periods in the history of the world where technology, politics, civilization and much more were taken a huge step forward. Ancient Greece lead the world in sciences, philosophy, organization and much more. We still use many of the words today.
These Beautiful Paintings Capture the Magic of a Place...
Pantelis Zografos is a talented Greek artist, born to a family of painters in Athens. His love for the landscape and cities he has spread on canvas - the ancient architecture, the clear waters, the green vegetation and the white houses - all get a touch of magic at his hands.
Around the World in 3 Minutes - Spectacular!
FEATURED: - Mont Saint Michel, France - Dead Horse Point, Moab, Utah - Taipei, Taiwan - Grand Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan - Moab, Utah - Arch de Triumph, Paris, France - Sydney Harbor Bridge, Sydney, Australia - Moab, Utah - Trump Towers, New York City, New York - Eiffel Tower, Paris, France - Parthenon, Athens
Looking Down From a Bird's Eye, These Cities Are Stunning...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Mexico City, Mexico Bern, Switzerland Capetown, South Africa Chicago Skyline, U.S.A Vancouver, Canada Amsterdam, The Netherlands Venice, Italy Tokyo, Japan Sydney, Australia Miami, USA London, United Kingdom Las Vegas, USA Istanbul, Turkey Hong Kong, China Male, Maldives Athens
I Can't Get Enough of Breathtaking Bird's Eye Photos!
Here are 12 of this year's most beautiful drone shots: Athens, Greece Poland Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Banteng Province, Indonesia Mont St.
The Surprising Origin of 5 Everyday Practices and Items
Customs like the birthday cake, which seem so natural as though they had existed since the dawn of time do have their roots somewhere… These are 5 everyday customs and traditions that have surprisingly originated in Ancient Greece. 1.
Can You Believe How Much These Cities Have Changed?
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 1992 and 2014 New York, United States: 1932 and 1988 Los Angeles, USA: 1970 and 2014 Fortaleza, Brazil: 1975 and 2011 Long Beach, United States: 1953 and 2009 Bangkok, Thailand: 1988 and 2007 Seoul, South Korea: 1961 and 2013 Singapore: 1996 and 2011 Tokyo, Japan: 1945 and 2011 Athens
These 15 Ancient Cities Found Worldwide Are Still Standing
Chania, Greece (By Bernard Gagnon, Wikimedia Commons ) Chania is the second-largest city on the island of Crete. This city is over 4,000 years old and still maintains much of its original infrastructure and cobblestone roads.
Our Beautiful World from a Bird's Eye View...
Athens, Greece Vancouver, Canada Male, Maldives Seattle, Washington Vatican City Bac Son Valley, Vietnam Marina Bay, Dubai Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Terraced Rice Fields, China Pomerania, Poland Easter Island, Chile Tokyo, Japan Las Vegas, Nevada Greenhouses in San Augustin, Spain Nahalal, Israel Singapore
A Historical Glimpse into the World's Great Cities
Prague, Czech Republic - 1964 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 1905 Memphis, Tennessee - 1910 Detriot, Michigan - 1917 Montgomery, Alabama - 1906 Moscow, Russia - 1977 Cincinnati, Ohio - 1905 Bombay, India - 1880 Athens, Greece - 1930s Jacksonville, Florida - 1910 Las Vegas, Nevada - 1959 Nantasket Beach
This is What Roman Sculptures REALLY Looked Like...
The Lion from Loutraki, Greece source 7. Peplos Kore, Athens source The Kore statue is actually a genre of sculpture which describes free standing young female figures like the one depicted above.
8 Cool Ancient Greek Inventions You Might Not Be Aware Of
While he wasn’t Greek, historians believe that the device was developed in Ancient Greece.
These Are the 7 Oldest Cities on Earth that Still Stand
Athens, Greece (3,500~ years) The capital of Greece, named for the ancient goddess of war and wisdom, is widely considered as the birthplace of Western art, philosophy, and democracy.
Beautiful: What Does the World Look Like to a Bird?
for yourself and you'll understand what I mean: Barcelona - Spain Chicago - The Unites States of America Tulip Fields - The Netherlands Bern - Switzerland Mangroves - New Caledonia Dubrovnik - Croatia Paris - France Meskendir Valley - Turkey Shanghai - China Cape Town - South Africa Moscow - Russia Athens
How Much Do You Know About the Seven Wonders of the World?
Phidias of Athens Polyclitus of Argos Praxiteles of Athens Scopas of Paros Which Roman emperor planned to behead the Statue of Zeus at Olympia and replace it with his own likeness? Caligula Nero Claudius Commodus goo.gl/oG3NQq How many times did the Temple of Artemis have to be rebuilt?
Beat the Thanksgiving Rush With These Stunning Getaways
Athens, Greece The ancient Greek capital, with a history that stretches back millennia, is a hotspot for travelers from all over the world.
Stunning Photos From the First Drone Photography Competition
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Incredible Ancient Ruins Restored to Their Former Glory
Parthenon (Athens, Greece) The Parthenon sits atop the Acropolis in Athens. It was built in the 5th century BCE to house a monumental golden statue of Athena. While we are all familiar with the outside of this iconic temple, it is hard to imagine what the inside might have looked like.
These Buildings Are Surviving Reminders of the Recent Past
Athens Olympic Village, Athens, Greece The whole world knows the desperate financial situation that Greece is in, so it's maddening to see the waste that followed the 2004 Summer Olympics held in the country.