The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

(Roman Architecture) Parthenon Athens, Greece. Parthenon is a temple dedicated to goddess Athena on the Acropolis. It is the most significant structure of Greece and its beautifully decorated sculptures are the highlights of Greek art.

(Roman Architecture) Parthenon Athens, Greece. Parthenon is a temple dedicated to goddess Athena on the Acropolis. It is the most significant structure of Greece and its beautifully decorated sculptures are the highlights of Greek art.

Yay! Finally made it to the Acropolis of Athens ✔️🇬🇷🙃Greece is my 5th new country this year 🌍

Yay! Finally made it to the Acropolis of Athens ✔️🇬🇷🙃Greece is my 5th new country this year 🌍

The Parthenon crowning the Acropolis of Athens  #Athens #Acropolis #Parthenon #Greece #holidays #history #tourism #travel #ancient #greek #archaeology #Αθηνα #Ελλαδα #διακοπες #ταξιδια #Ακροπολις

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Acropolis Of Athens, Greece - This is one of the most known attractions in all of Europe. Whether you are just in the city, or on an excursion from a cruise, this is a perfect picture opportunity. (https://www.facebook.com/TravelingWarrior) #Athens #attractions

Acropolis Of Athens

Acropolis Of Athens, Greece - This is one of the most known attractions in all of Europe. Whether you are just in the city, or on an excursion from a cruise, this is a perfect picture opportunity. (https://www.facebook.com/TravelingWarrior) #Athens #attractions

Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Acropolis of Athens, Greece

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There is no doubt that the great GREEK tragedies and comedies performed at the ACROPOLIS were a part of the cult of DIONYSUS. But, there has been a lot of debate about the origins of theater itself. According to some sources, it started with the actor THESPIS, because of whom we use the word “thespian”, who performed his roles standing on a cart almost a century earlier.  (Acropolis of Athens)

There is no doubt that the great GREEK tragedies and comedies performed at the ACROPOLIS were a part of the cult of DIONYSUS. But, there has been a lot of debate about the origins of theater itself. According to some sources, it started with the actor THESPIS, because of whom we use the word “thespian”, who performed his roles standing on a cart almost a century earlier. (Acropolis of Athens)

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens ~ was built at the base of the Acropolis in about 161 A.D. by Roman philosopher Herodes Aticus, Greece,  Photo by Paolo Gamba

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater in Athens ~ was built at the base of the Acropolis in about 161 A.D. by Roman philosopher Herodes Aticus, Greece, Photo by Paolo Gamba

The Erechtheion is an ancient temple located on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens  #Athens #Acropolis #Erechtheion #Parthenon #history #culture #greek #holidays #tourism #travel #vacations #ancientgreece #greek #Αθηνα #Ελλαδα #Ακροπολις

The Erechtheion is an ancient temple located on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens #Athens #Acropolis #Erechtheion #Parthenon #history #culture #greek #holidays #tourism #travel #vacations #ancientgreece #greek #Αθηνα #Ελλαδα #Ακροπολις

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