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Photoset: The Temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassae (Greece), the so-called “Parthenon of the Peloponnese”

"Off all the temples in the Peloponnese this one could be considered second only to the temple at Tegea for its proportions and the beauty of its stone". Pausanias, "Description of Greece", Book VIII, 41, 8 The Temple of Apollo Epikourios ('Apollo the Helper') was built in a quiet and isolated site, high on a… Continue reading Photoset: The Temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassae (Greece), the so-called “Parthenon of the Peloponnese”

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Photoset: The Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, Greece

Cape of Sounion, with its famous temple¬†dedicated to the god Poseidon, is one of the most beautiful natural areas of Attica and one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Greece. In ancient times it was called Sounias Akra (edge) and was connected with the legends of Athens and the Aegean. Cape Sounion is the… Continue reading Photoset: The Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, Greece