CCC_9513 [Looking upwards]
The Observatory of Athens (top) and the church of Ag. Marina both stand side by side on a hill facing the Acropolis of Athens. They “lead their lives” in a similar way: One looks upwards to observe the stars in the sky. The other looks upwards to communicate with the Creator of stars. …
Athens: 18 /9 /2012, photo by Tony Taglides
An exhibit in the museum of the Stoa of Attalos in Athens. It shows a herm in the form of a sleeping Silenus. Such herms served as fence-posts in ancient Greece and were used for decorative purposes in later periods. 2nd cent. A.D.
Athens: 18/09/2012, photo by Tony Taglides