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morning we headed out early for Epidauros to see the archaeological site
including the theater and healing center. There Dr. Hatlie gave us an
introduction before we had the opportunity to check out the theater. The
theater itself is quite large and we had the opportunity to go sit in it while
some students stood on the center disk and sang or talked. The best performance
was definitely Ed, ...
... and the mask, he sent a telegram to the Greek king stating, ‘I have gazed upon the face of Agamemnon’. Subsequent scientific analysis dates the death mask as belonging to an unknown king who had died some 300 years before Agamemnon. But the objects of opulence and antiquity that were excavated and the extraordinary material wealth deposited in the shaft graves attests to a powerful elite society that flourished here. But is this really ...
... Astros paralia by the sea. This is the more touristy place, and in the hot sun, was lovely. I knew I could not stay long, so wandered along the jetty and back, then chose one of the cafe-bars with a large seating area and comfortable cushioned chairs, to enjoy a coffee until it was time to move on.
Next stop was Argos, a place I've been before, with it's ancient ruins and more ...
... come home with your shield...or on it.". Sparta dominated Greece in the sixth and fifth century B.C. This structured militaristic society produced no famous artists, musicians or philosophers...just soldiers. We had a very late lunch of Moussaka and lamb. Our evening centered around a Greek wine and Ouzo tasting. Quote of the day: "He who would travel happily must travel light." Antoine de Saint ...
... hours to get to know part of the city, so we are all scattered here and there. There are about 15 people who are with me as we move towards the centre and the men expect me to suggest a nice café bar to sit and wait for their wives to finish shopping, and the ladies want me to follow them to the shops. In a very polite way I avoid this, but I do find a nice café for the men to sit and wait. So, the ladies are ...