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The Daedalic figurine (Delphi)

One of the most important exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Delphi is the daedalic figurine of Apollo. Daedalic art dates to the early archaic period and was named after Daedalus, a mythical figure, inventor […]

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The temple of Athena Pronaia (Delphi)

Summary The temple of Athena Pronaia had three phases. The earlier temples (A and B) were built in the 7th and 6th centuries B.C. respectively and were made of poros stone, whereas the third one […]

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Torso of an Amazon (Delphi)

The sculpted decoration of the Tholos in the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia constitutes not only an element for dating the enigmatic monument in ca. 380-370 B.C., but also one of the landmarks of late classical […]

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February 9, Celebrating International Greek Language Day

From Greekcitytimes.com February 9 has officially been declared as International Greek Language Day and is a day for Greeks and non-Greeks to celebrate the important role the Greek language has played in world culture. According to a report […]

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The kouroi of Delphi

Kleovis and Viton or the Dioscuoi The two monumental archaic statues were discovered during the archaeological excavations of 1893-4 close to the Treasury of the Athenians. The two yougnmen, probably originally standing one next to […]

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First High Speed Train Arrives in Greece

From Greekreporter.com / 23.1.2021 Greece received its first high-speed train earlier in the week which will soon make traveling across the country much faster. The train, called “White Arrow”, can reach speeds of 200 km […]