PICT17150ac Golden Artefacts from a Mycenae Grave 16th B.C

Greece One of our two Mother Civilizations

Among Jacques' albums



  • June 2007 Greece Trip Itinerary

    Our fourth trip in Greece (first Mainland and Eubea, second Mainland, Mykonos, Delos, Rhodes, Kos and Simi, third Corfu, Creta and San Torinni); This one is a tour of 4,632 km with a Fiat rental car including 4 Islands visits (Egean Thasos & Eubea (secon…

  • 200706 GreeceLargeTour

    TO SEE ENLARGED AS PICTURES ARE VERY REDUCED! During this long drive of 4.632 km, we have seen or seen again a large part of Greece, I made a montage of 4 montages to illustrate a major part of it; Of course Athens, Delphi, Meteoras, Volos, Thessaloniki,…

  • Greek Temples Visited

    One complete day work (20 hours) to refind on old disks lost pictures, re-identify them, to show the main temples we have visited in Greece or in several Greek islands as Delos, Thasos. Crete, Corfu, Rhodes (on others big temples were not present); Some h…


  • PICT16891ac Athens Parthenon 447 B.C from Base of the Hill

    I took this picture because the two rigft ifs were hiding the numerous cranes on the site top; As we had already visited this monument in the past with less tourists and because of the many cranes and scaffoldings and the heat already strong, we did not a…

  • PICT16833ac Athens Church of the Virgo Assumption or Agia Chryssospiliotissa 1863-1878

    First construction in 1814-1821; Rebuilt three times, second time in 1832 after the barabarian Turkish destruction (by Pasha Kioutahis in 1827), third time to be enlarged from 1863 to 1878 under the supervision of Architect P. Kalkou who succeeded to the…

  • PICT16834ac Athens Street Lanterns

    These Athens lanterns are quite jewels! Athens Agia Chryssospiliotissa Church facade 1863-1878 & Street Lantern.


  • PICT16835ac Athens Chryssospiliotissa Church Porch Mosaics

    Mosaics of Christ and of the Virgo dormition inside the main porch; Athens Chryssospiliotissa Church 1863-1878.

  • PICT16842ac Athens Orthodox Church Agia Irini (St Irene) Facade 1846-1892

    Blue jacaranda trees have been planted nearby (South Africa origins); Agia Irini construction began in 1846; The church was opened in 1850 and was finished in 1892 for the interior decoration; The church style is a combination of religious architecture wi…

  • PICT16843ac Athens Aghia Irini Saint Icon of All Saints

    Greek Religious Practice: 98% of the Greek population practises the Orthodox religion while 1% is Roman Catholic and 1% for all other religions; We saw everyone, young or old, men and women, entering the churches to pray and kiss each icon making at each…


  • PICT16847ac Agia Irini (St Irene) Semi-Circular Conche & Lobed Windows

    Deeply enhanced to remove cracks and wall moisture on the ground of the painting and under; Personages not touched; Athens Orthodox Church Agia Irini (St Irene) 1846-1892.

  • PICT16844ac Agia Irini (St Irene) Lobed Windows

    Athens Orthodox Church Agia Irini (St Irene) 1846-1892.

  • PICT16849ac Altar Steps Lighted by the Lobed Windows

    Athens Orthodox Church Agia Irini (St Irene) 1846-1892.


  • PICT16855ac St Mary or Panagia Kapnikarea 1050 A.D

    Panagia Kapnikarea 1050 A.D is in Athens centrum; Athens Byzantine Orthodox Church St Mary.

  • PICT16854ac St Mary Entry Tympanum Mosaics

    Mosaic made by Elli Voïla in 1936 on entry tympanum; The Virgo's smile is not usual; Athens Byzantine Orthodox Church St Mary or Panagia Kapnikarea 1050 A.D.

  • PICT16863ac St Mary Cupola and Ceilings

    Athens Byzantine Orthodox Church St Mary or Panagia Kapnikarea 1050 A.D.


  • PICT16864ac Virgin Mary and Child Jesus.

    Athens Byzantine Orthodox Church St Mary or Panagia Kapnikarea 1050 A.D

  • PICT16866ac St Icon of a Teaching Christ

    Athens Byzantine Orthodox Church St Mary.

  • PICT17199ac Athens Tiny Chapel Near Central Markets

    Athens Tiny Chapel Near Central Markets.


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