The monument of the victor of Salamis threatened by construction. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Pausanias
The Tholos of Olympia
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Continuing our digital covid-19 journey, today we’ll visit Olympia, to see the Tholos (round building) built there by Philip II of Macedon. Philip II and the Olympic games In the 356 Olympic Games, the king of Macedon, Philip II, took … Continue reading
What’s in a name?
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A few days ago, the British Museum loaned one of the Parthenon Sculptures (aka the Elgin Marbles) to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. . Much has been written (by myself too) about the legitimacy of loaning the item, … Continue reading