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Zeus’s Athletes: Sports in antiquity

Mendrisio Museum of Art, Canton Ticino, Switzerland September 12, 2009 – January 10, 2010 The Mendrisio Museum of Art presents a large exhibition dedicated to the art of the  classical antiquity. Organized on the occasion of the World Cycling-Road Race Championship in Mendrisio, the theme of the exhibition is the figure of the athlete. Through 150 objects – from sculpture to […]

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Sun of Vergina – A Greek symbol

Sun of Vergina – A Greek symbol

Το Αστέρι της Βεργίνας – Ένα Πανελλήνιο Σύμβολο   The Sun of Vergina is a symbol that was widely used by Ancient Greeks. It became famous due to the Macedonians who were using it as Symbol of the Argead Dynasty. –The Royal house of Macedon: The typical Sun of Vergina is a 16-pointed Sun. It can also be found in other […]

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