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Aristotle’s Lyceum in central Athens opens to the public

Aristotle’s Lyceum in central Athens opens to the public

Aristotle tutoring Alexander , by J.L.G Ferris , 1895 Aristotle’s Lyceum, believed to have been established as the ancient philosopher’s seat of learning in 335 BC, opened to the public on Wednesday after years of preparations. The Lyceum, an 11,000 sq.m. plot located between the Athens Conservatory and the Byzantine Museum, was brought to light by archaeologist Effi Lygouri in […]

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Athens: Ancient Lyceum of Aristotle to open to public in late July

Athens: Ancient Lyceum of Aristotle to open to public in late July

The archaeological site of the 4th century BC Lyceum of Aristotle, in downtown Athens, will open to the public in late July.     The Lyceum, named after its 6th century BC sanctuary to Apollo Lyceus (the “wolf-god”, from the word “lykos”, or wolf), had long been a place of philosophical discussion and debate, and had had been the meeting place […]

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