The Tholos of Delphi

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The most iconic monument of Delfi is –unexpectedly– not the temple of Apollo where the famous oracle was. It is the Tholos in the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, situated at the east end of the ancient city of Delphi; this … Continue reading


FAQ: Ancient Legos on the Parthenon?

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“Oh, look, there are legos up there!” “Did ancient Greeks have legos?” If only I had a euro for every time I’ve heard one of those. It’s true, if you look at an ancient temple (of the Doric style) you … Continue reading