Wanderlust Wednesday: The Acropolis

I was a Classical Civilizations major in college, and so relics of ancient Greece and Rome are high on my “must see” list. My mother and I tore through Rome in three days last September,1 but I’ve still not made it to Greece. One of these days, I will.


Caryatids at the Acropolis
photo credit: freshmess on Flickr

Read More:
Acropolis of Athens [Wikipedia]
Athens Attractions: The Acropolis [NYT]

Extra Credit: The Elgin Marbles
Elgin Marbles [Wikipedia]
Is Greece Losing Its Elgin Marbles? [Foreign Policy]
What is Lost When Works are Trophies [WSJ]


1 In case you missed it, you can read about it here, here, and here.
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