Ancient Thira

2011-07-18-20
IMG_8087 In the 17th c. B.C. a tremendous volcanic eruption destroys the prehistoric city in Akrotiri and interrupts life on the island, which remains deserted for...
In the 17th c. B.C. a tremendous volcanic eruption destroys the prehistoric city in Akrotiri and interrupts life on the island, which remains deserted for…
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IMG_8032 Sanctuary of Aphrodite.
Sanctuary of Aphrodite.
IMG_8034 Heroon of Artemidoros.
Heroon of Artemidoros.
IMG_8036 Chuch of Agios Stefanos, 8-9th century, built on the ruins of a 6th century basilica.
Chuch of Agios Stefanos, 8-9th century, built on the ruins of a 6th century basilica.
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IMG_8043 Eagle of Zeus Olympios.
Eagle of Zeus Olympios.
IMG_8044 Lion of Apollo Stephanephoros.
Lion of Apollo Stephanephoros.
IMG_8047 Dolphin of Poseidon Pelagios.
Dolphin of Poseidon Pelagios.
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IMG_8056 Agora.
Agora.
IMG_8058 3rd century BC stoa; the administrative center of the city.
3rd century BC stoa; the administrative center of the city.

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