MACEDONIAN SUN - Vergina Sun - Sun of the Greeks

The Vergina Sun (also known as the Star of Vergina, Macedonian Star, or Argead Star) is a rayed solar symbol appearing in ancient Greek art from the 6th to 2nd centuries BCE and later in Byzantine iconography. The Vergina Sun is an official Greek national symbol and has trademark protection as an official state emblem under Article 6ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
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This 16-ray star is the national Macedonian royal symbol of Philip of Macedon…Pan-Hellenic Sun Symbol

This star is the national Macedonian royal symbol of Philip of Macedon…Pan-Hellenic Sun Symbol

#AlexanderTheGreat of the #ancient #Greek kingdom of #Macedonia , depicted on a A ROMAN BRONZE PLAQUE CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. | Christie's - #bucephalus and the #panhellenic #sun also known as the #vergina sun, #argead and #macedonian sun.

#AlexanderTheGreat of the #ancient #Greek kingdom of #Macedonia , depicted on a A ROMAN BRONZE PLAQUE CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. | Christie's - #bucephalus and the #panhellenic #sun also known as the #vergina sun, #argead and #macedonian sun.

A diadem made of bronze and dating from old times, was found in the necropolis of Vergina.  Macedonian Kings wore a metal diadem. - History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece

Macedonian Kings wore a metal diadem. A diadem made of bronze and dating from old times, was found in the necropolis of Vergina.Greece - History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece

#Ancient #Coin , a cut of Epizephyrioi Locroi, in front the Dioscuroi, members of Kabeiri pantheon, with their "Samothracian" #panhellenic star, also known as the #vergina sun in modern times - 350-330BC - amphipolis tomb #Macedonia #Greece

#Ancient #Coin , a cut of Epizephyrioi Locroi, in front the Dioscuroi, members of Kabeiri pantheon, with their "Samothracian" #panhellenic star, also known as the #vergina sun in modern times - 350-330BC - amphipolis tomb #Macedonia #Greece

WIPO 6ter - #Pan-Hellenic #Sun #symbol also known as the #Vergina Sun the #Macedonian Sun and the #Argead #Star - #copyright of #greece - #ancient #greek #symbols #state #emblem #stateemblem

WIPO 6ter - #Pan-Hellenic #Sun #symbol also known as the #Vergina Sun the #Macedonian Sun and the #Argead #Star - #copyright of #greece - #ancient #greek #symbols #state #emblem #stateemblem

Macedonia - #ancient #greek #kingdom , #modern #greek province on the northern Greek peninsula. #home of #alexanderthegreat

Macedonia - #ancient #greek #kingdom , #modern #greek province on the northern Greek peninsula. #home of #alexanderthegreat

Silver-gilt phiale (libation bowl) #Greek southern #Italy, or Sicilian c.3rd BC with the 12 ray #panhellenic #sun symbol, also known as the Vergina, Argead and #Macedonian Sun in 8 and 16 ray styles.

Silver-gilt phiale (libation bowl) southern or Sicilian BC with the 12 ray symbol, also known as the Vergina, Argead and Sun in 8 and 16 ray styles.

WIPO 6ter - #Pan-Hellenic #Sun #symbol also known as the #Vergina Sun the #Macedonian Sun and the #Argead #Star - #copyright of #greece - #ancient #greek #symbols #state #emblem #stateemblem

WIPO 6ter - #Pan-Hellenic #Sun #symbol also known as the #Vergina Sun the #Macedonian Sun and the #Argead #Star - #copyright of #greece - #ancient #greek #symbols #state #emblem #stateemblem

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” ― #Homer #HappyNewYear2018 to one and all from Real #Macedonia and the rest of #Greece. #Thank you all for your pins, comments, and saves. Have fun, stay safe and see you all in the new year.

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” ― #Homer #HappyNewYear2018 to one and all from Real #Macedonia and the rest of #Greece. #Thank you all for your pins, comments, and saves. Have fun, stay safe and see you all in the new year.

Discovered by Heinrich Schliemann during the excavations at Troy in 1872, a marble #artifact ca. 390 BC of the ancient #greek #Titan, #helios (Ἥλιος) riding in his chariot of the sun across the sky. #PanHellenic Sun symbol also known as the  #Vergina Sun #Macedonian #Sun and Argead Sun

Discovered by Heinrich Schliemann during the excavations at Troy in a marble artifact, ca. 390 BC of the ancient Greek Titan, Helios (Ἥλιος) riding in his chariot of the sun across the sky.

londinoupolis: The Irony of Alexander the Great in Britian

Recently I visited a magnificent exhibition which took place in Oxford and specifically in the Ashmolean Museum, entitled "Heracles to Alex.

Apulian red-figured volute-krater    Attributed to “The Underworld Painter”, ca. 330 – 310 BC, late classical – early Hellenistic period    Οn the crater neck the chariots of #Helios and #Selene are depicted, beneath which the fishes symbolize the Ocean in which their daily, or nightly, journeys begin and end.

Apulian red-figured volute-krater Attributed to “The Underworld Painter”, ca. 330 – 310 BC, late classical – early Hellenistic period Οn the crater neck the chariots of #Helios and #Selene are depicted, beneath which the fishes symbolize the Ocean in which their daily, or nightly, journeys begin and end.

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