Greek treasures at the Hellenic Museum tell 8,000 years of history – in pictures
Melbourne’s National Hellenic Museum becomes home for the next decade to 8,000 years of Greek history in a collection of treasures from the Benaki Museum in Athens
Sofia - Odrysian Wreath from Golyamata Mogila
A golden wreath and ring from the burial of an Odrysian Aristocrat at the Golyamata Mogila tumulus, situated between the villages of Zlatinitsa and Malomirovo in the Yambol region. Dated to the mid 4th century BC.
'Mito e Natura: Dalla Grecia a Pompei' on view at the Palazzo Reale in Milan for Expo 2015 - Alain.R.Truong
Fresco, Pompei, Casa del Bracciale d’Oro. Kind concession MiBACT: Special Superintendency for the Archaeological Heritage of...
La Fleur des histoires, de Jean Mansel, ou « les hystores rommaines abregies, prinses sur Titus Livius, sur Lucan, Orose, sur Suetoine et sur aultres pluseurs aucteurs, depuis la fondation de Romme jusques au temps de Constantin le Grant, empereur d'icelle ». La Fleur des histoires, de Jean Mansel. Tome Ier
La Fleur des histoires, de Jean Mansel, ou « les hystores rommaines abregies, prinses sur Titus Livius, sur Lucan, Orose, sur Suetoine et sur aultres pluseurs aucteurs, depuis la fondation de Romme jusques au temps de Constantin le Grant, empereur d'icelle ». La Fleur des histoires, de Jean Mansel. Tome Ier Date d'édition : 1454 Ms-5087 réserve Folio 221v
You’ve probably eaten bay leaves before in a dish — it’s a ingredient found in many cuisines around the world. Did you know, however, that bay leaves have way more benefits than just adding flavor? Since ancient times, bay leaves have been used from people around the world for its potent health benefits. The benefits …
Ancient Greek jewelry: charm of the past
Greece where sculpture, painting, architecture, music and poetry and so on, took their birth and reached a high watermark of perfection, did not lag behind in "minor" arts like jewelry. Every succeeding generation in Europe has drawn its ispiration...
Pensioner finds 2,300-Year-Old Pure Gold Crown Under Bed — Ancient Origins
An elderly man was stunned when he discovered that a box of trinkets he inherited from his grandfather contained an ancient Greek crown made of pure gold that an auctioneer says is worth at least &pou
In Greece wreaths were used as an adornment that could represent a person’s occupation, rank, their achievements and status. The wreath that was commonly used was the laurel wreath. The use of this wreath comes from the Greek myth involving Apollo, Zeus’ son and the god of life and light, who fell in love with the nymph Daphne. When he pursued her she fled and asked the river god Peneus to help her. Peneus turned her into a laurel tree. From that day, Apollo wore a wreath of laurel on his…