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Entertainment and Attractions in Rhodes, Greece

According to BRIDGAT.COM, the main attractions of Rhodes are hidden in its capital – the city of the same name is not only the birthplace of the very Colossus of Rhodes, but also a whole host of monuments from the ancient Greek period to the Middle Ages. In short, this is the Palace of the… Read More »

How to Get to Rhodes, Greece

According to CITYPOPULATIONREVIEW, almost all travelers arrive in Rhodes by plane. The airport is connected with Moscow by daily direct flights, and with transfers in Athens, Thessaloniki or Riga, you can also get from other Russian cities. RODA buses run from the air harbor to the center of the capital, you can also use a… Read More »

Economy of Greece

According to cheeroutdoor, the Greek economy is a market economy with a large share of the public sector. Since the 1970s Greece was distinguished by rather weak economic development, cumbersome labor legislation, low GNP per capita, and high domestic debt. From Ser. 1990s Greece’s economy has noticeably stabilized due to the fact that the government… Read More »

Greece Hellenistic Arts (330 / 320–30 BC) Part I

Following the conquests of Alexander the Great , according to estatelearning, Greek art dominated the Mediterranean and the Orient, in particular it served to decorate the residences of the Diadochi and Epigones. Effects can be seen as far as India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Architecture Numerous evidence of small rulers’ residences such as Pergamon… Read More »

Greece Classical Arts (490/480-330/320 BC) Part II

The high class in the 2nd half of the 5th century BC The ponderation leads to a climax and brings the contrapost to perfection: the shifting of weight on the free leg results in the displacement of the body parts, which is used for harmonious movement and countermovement of the body structure. To this end,… Read More »

Greece Classical Arts (490/480-330/320 BC) Part I

Architecture In classical architecture, the forms and proportions of the temple v. a. characterized by a slimmer striving. The Temple of Zeus at Olympia (470-460), the Parthenon (447-432), the Temple of Poseidon at Sunion (2nd half of the 5th century), the Temple of Hera at Paestum (around 450), the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens were… Read More »

Greece Archaic Arts (700–490/480 BC)

Architecture Archaic architecture developed from the late 8th and 7th centuries BC. At the temple, the basic shape of which has been the elongated cella since the 8th century (location of the cult image). The cella was given a vestibule with two columns, or a circular hall made of wooden supports was placed around it… Read More »

Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki [θ-], Thessalonike, also Saloniki for short , the second largest city in Greece, capital of the administrative region of Central Macedonia, on the Thermaic Gulf, (2011) 325 200 residents (1951: 217 000 residents), as a metropolitan area of ​​1 456 km 2 with 754 600 residents. According to franciscogardening, Thessaloniki is the seat of… Read More »

Athens, Greece Cityscape

Buildings of antiquity: Today, buildings from the 5th century BC are largely decisive. BC as well as buildings from the Hellenistic and Roman times. Significant ancient remains are preserved on the Acropolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and on other hills in the city: the Areopagus (seat of the Old Council) and, further to the north-west,… Read More »

Athens, Greece Overview

Athens, ancient Greek Athenai, modern Greek Athinai [a’θinε], Athina [-θ-], capital of Greece and administrative seat of the Attica region, largest city in the country, (2011) 664,000 residents, agglomeration around 3.8 million residents. Athens is located in Attica, 5 km from the sea, surrounded by Hymettos (1,028 m above sea level), Pentelikon (1 109 m… Read More »