I am still not quite sure where I stand personally on whether Greece should have all the parts of the Parthenon. I can see both sides and I am going to leave at that for now. I do, however, want to emphasize that the British Museum has really tried to make information about the Elgin […]
Sometimes I took more artsy pictures of pieces in museums, particularly when I really liked them. This is one of the friezes on the north side of the Parthenon, the temple dedicated to Athena Parthenos on the Acropolis in Athens. This piece is in the British Museum, along with the vast majority of the decorative […]
After our disappointments with the hours of various sites the day before, on October 5th we had a plan that would hopefully take all those tricksy Athens schedules into account. First, as I wanted to go up to the Acropolis again, I got up nice and early and was one of the first people into […]
I am leaving Greece today. I had a wonderful wonderful trip and it was such a pleasure to see the monuments and history that I enjoyed studying so much. I had great company in the welcome form of my Aunt Rosie and she was an excellent sport with my tendency to linger at monuments or […]
I am leaving Greece today, though I hope to get some posts up for you all. In the meantime, have a gorgeous picture of the Acropolis from the Lykavittos hill as the sun was starting to set, though there was a storm that had just blown through.
I am eating lunch at the New Acropolis Museum with my aunt and this is my view. Please be jealous.