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Ancient Greek Sandal
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Ancient Greek Sandal

Similar to the ancient Egyptians, the ancient Greeks favoured sandals. However, rather than using vegetable fibre, the Greek preferred leather with cork or leather soles. Varying footwear styles reflected the differences of age, gender and...
Greek Harbour of Phalasarna, Crete
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Greek Harbour of Phalasarna, Crete

View of the harbour of the Greek city of Phalaserna on the island of Crete. The harbour was constructed around 335 BCE and was protected on all sides by defending walls and towers.
Relief of a Greek Warrior
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Relief of a Greek Warrior

This relief of a Greek warrior dates from 600-50 BCE. It is made from marble. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)
Head of a Greek Youth
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Head of a Greek Youth

This is the head of a statue of a Greek youth or Kouros. The rest of the body is in the Samos Museum; the whole statue would measure about 3.2 meters in height. His hair is plaited and falls behind the head, down to the neck. The depiction...
Greek Slave Handcuffs
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Greek Slave Handcuffs

Bronze slave handcuffs from the Greek colony of Heraclea in southern Italy. 4th-2nd century BCE. (Archaeological Museum, Policoro, Italy)
Statue of a Greek Youth
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Statue of a Greek Youth

This standing Greek youth is nude and his left thigh (the leg is lost) appears to advance forward. The neck and shoulders are smoothly modeled. His hair is plaited and falls behind the head. Many similar statues (or head of these statues...
The Greek Ruins in Tyre
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The Greek Ruins in Tyre

The ruins of the Greek colony of Tyre 'Týros', and the sarcophagus of Antipater (c. 399-319 BCE), modern-day Lebanon.
Greek Athlete
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Greek Athlete

A Greek athlete wearing the ribbon of victory (diadoumenos). 1st century BCE copy of a 5th century BCE original by Polykleitos, Delos. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
The Greek War of Independence 1821–1829 CE
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The Greek War of Independence 1821–1829 CE

An illustration of troops fighting during the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829 CE) against the Ottoman Empire (1299-1924 CE). Source: Web CD "The Revolution of 1821" is distributed free of charge with InLife magazine April 2001 issue...
Plato's Republic in ancient Greek
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Plato's Republic in ancient Greek

Papyrus Oxyrhynchus fragment of Plato's dialogue of Republic in ancient Greek.
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