Part 1 - Ancient Greece

Michael Lahanas

Cities and Places


Magnesia on the Maeander Octobol, Horseman with spear, bull ready to attack, Text "MAGNETON" and DIONYSIOS DEMETRIOY, 350/300 BC

Artemis Temple and Altar in front

(Metapontion) / Italy

I will also relate what astonished me most in Methana. The wind called Lips, striking the budding vines from the Saronic Gulf, blights their buds. So while the wind is still rushing on, two men cut in two a cock whose feathers are all white, and run round the vines in opposite directions, each carrying half of the cock. When they meet at their starting place, they bury the pieces there. Pausanias, Description of Greece, Corinth

the birthplace of presocratic Philosophers such as

Mylasa / Milas



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