The History of Architectural Columns

The History of Architectural Columns

A swim in the sea or a hot tub soak filled with mineral-rich sea salts just might improve your mood & health.  Ancient Greeks appreciated the health benefits of mineral-rich water & soaked in seawater-filled pools & hot tubs. Hippocrates first used the word "thalassotherapy" to describe the healing effects of seawater. Why is soaking or swimming in sea salt water so therapeutic?

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"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology...

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology.Aphrodite 's son

The pottery - 9 Interesting Facts About the Parthenon and Ancient Greek Art

*GREECE ~ Pottery Panathenaic amphora: Athena (back: horsemen throwing javelin). Classical Greek (late) © The Trustees of the British Museum

The ancient Greeks are often credited with building the foundations upon which all western cultures are built, and this impressive accolade stems from their innovative contributions to a wide range of human activities, from sports to medicine, architecture to democracy. Like any other culture before or since, the Greeks learnt from the past, adapted good ideas they came across when they met other cultures, and developed their own brand new ideas. #ancientgreekarchitecture

The ancient Greeks are often credited with building the foundations upon which all western cultures are built, and this impressive accolade stems from their innovative contributions to a wide range of human activities, from sports to medicine, architecture to democracy. Like any other culture before or since, the Greeks learnt from the past, adapted good ideas they came across when they met other cultures, and developed their own brand new ideas. #ancientgreekarchitecture

Pottery: Panathenaic amphora with lid: Athena (back: foot-race). Greek. Attic. ca. 333-332 BC

Pottery: Panathenaic amphora with lid. Classical Greek (late) (archonship of Nikokrates). © The Trustees of the British Museum

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS | Thais shearling-lined leather slides #Shoes #Sandals #Flat #ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS #slidesshoes #sportsandalswomen

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS | Thais shearling-lined leather slides #Shoes #Sandals #Flat #ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS #slidesshoes #sportsandalswomen

The Consequences of Speaking Truth to Power :   Detail from "Chaos" mixed media by Josephine Ensign 2016.  Source: Josephine Ensign  Speaking truth to power always has consequences for the speaker. It is dangerous. That is part of the definition of parrhesia the ancient Greek word and concept of free or bold speech. There is an ancient Greek word for someone who speaks truth to power: parrhesiastes. To me Rachael Denhollander is an excellent current example of a parrnesiastes.  As the French…

The Consequences of Speaking Truth to Power : Detail from "Chaos" mixed media by Josephine Ensign 2016. Source: Josephine Ensign Speaking truth to power always has consequences for the speaker. It is dangerous. That is part of the definition of parrhesia the ancient Greek word and concept of free or bold speech. There is an ancient Greek word for someone who speaks truth to power: parrhesiastes. To me Rachael Denhollander is an excellent current example of a parrnesiastes. As the French…

What was it like to live in an ancient Greek family?

What was it like to live in an ancient Greek family?

What were ancient Greek families like? Learn about Greek family-life, fashion and food in this BBC Bitesize History guide.

wrestling match, detail of cup by Epictetus, c. 520 bc. Like the modern sport, an athlete needed to throw his opponent on the ground, landing on a hip, shoulder, or back for a fair fall. 3 throws were necessary to win a match. Biting was not allowed, and genital holds were also illegal. Attacks such as breaking your opponent's fingers were permitted.

Shock and anger as Olympic wrestling is DROPPED from the 2020 Games after thousands of years

Ancient Greek Cup Olympic Games: wrestling match, detail of cup by Epictetus, circa 520 B.

Ancient Greek Recreation & Activities - SchoolWorkHelper

Ancient Greek Recreation & Activities - SchoolWorkHelper

ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS. 460г. д.н.э. http://www.pinterest.com/contencioso/greek-vases/

ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS. 460г. д.н.э. http://www.pinterest.com/contencioso/greek-vases/

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The founder of Ancient Greek sandals filled us in on exactly what makes your summer go-tos look cheap. Get the scoop here.

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