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Symi island panorama by GeorgePapapostolou

Symi island Greece panorama from above!!!!!

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Ancient City of Kos by MikeDrosos

Another shot of the same subject taken from a different angle, in the archaeological site of the west ancient city of Kos island. The west part of the ancient city is where the Hellenistic gymnasium was located.

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cloudy Santorini by GeorgePapapostolou

Cloudy Oia in Santorini island Greece!!!!

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Temple of Athena Lindos by vasiliosgavrilis

Lindos is an archaeological site, a town and a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece.
Above the modern town rises the acropolis of Lindos, a natural citadel which was fortified successively by the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Knights of St John and the Ottomans.

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Temple of Athena Lindia – Rhodes by vasiliosgavrilis

In classical times the acropolis of Lindos was dominated by the massive temple of Athena Lindia, which attained its final form in around 300 BC. Lindos was founded by the Dorians led by the king Tlepolemus of Rhodes, who arrived in about the 10th century BC. It was one of six Dorian cities in the area known as the Dorian Hexapolis. The eastern location of Rhodes made it a natural meeting place between the Greeks and the Phoenicians, and by the 8th century Lindos was a major trading centre. In the 6th century it was ruled by Cleobulus, one of the Seven Sages of Greece. The importance of Lindos declined after the foundation of the city of Rhodes in the late 5th century.

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