The winds of the Greeks

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In my previous post, I examined the Tower of the Winds, a famous monument bearing reliefs of winged male forms, representing the winds. In turn, each wind represents the season when it is most prevalent. But when you look up, … Continue reading


Photo of the week: the Tower of the Winds

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To the north of the Acropolis, in the heart of the historic district of Plaka, is a small monument known as the “Tower of the winds,” a name appropriately given, since each side bears a relief of a winged male … Continue reading