Assos- Temple of Athena

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Temple of Athena(andesite stone).After leaving the Platonic Academy in Athens, Aristotle (joined by Xenocrates) went to Assos, where he was welcomed by King Hermias, and opened an Academy in this city. Aristotle also married Pythias, the adopted daughter of Hermias.Assos was also visited by St. Paul.Today, Assos is an Aegean-coast seaside retreat amid ancient ruins.

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Comments (58)

Michele Miccoli on September 13, 2012

Magnificent shot Suzen, ancient civilizations are my greatest interest!

I hope you'll join the group with the picture of Hisarya, and invite you to visit my gallery too!


Warm regards, Michele_

Suzen N on September 13, 2012

Thank you,Michele,for all your kind words and likes,Ancient Civilizations are my very big interest too.It is like hobby,I'm not historian,or photographer,but I like aura of this places.About Roman Empire-I never visit Roma.But I have a lot of photos from East Roma Empire(later Byzance) if you don't mind.

Best wishes,Suzen

köfteci enişte on November 4, 2012

Çok güzel bir bakış açısı.Güzel fotograf.

Tuzla'dan selamlar,Bayram

Suzen N on November 4, 2012

Çok teşekürler ,dostum Bayram!

Balchik ten Tuzla ya selamlar!

australien67h on November 10, 2012




Suzen N on November 10, 2012

Thank you very much


for your visits, kind comments and like votes.


Sofia Siatravani on November 13, 2012

Hello Suzen!

Stunning composition!


Best wishes from Greece. Sofia.

Suzen N on November 14, 2012

Thank you ,


for your visit, kind comments, like and even favorite votes.This picture is one of my favorites too..))

Greetings from Bulgaria,Suzen

inboil on May 14, 2013

this is a very good one:) like

Giannino NO VIEWS on July 23, 2013

magnificent ancient temple - L I K E - The best wishes from Rome - Gianni

Suzen N on July 23, 2013

Thank you for kind visit and like ,my friends inboil and Gianni!!

Greetings and best wishes! Suzen

Grigoriu Ştefan on July 23, 2013

Bine încadrat. O imagine bună pentru un templu. Felicitări. Cu stimă, Ştefan din România.

Suzen N on July 23, 2013

Thank you,my friend ,Stefan,welcome to my gallery!


srinivastunikoju © on August 11, 2013

BEAUTIFUL image , looks great , LIKE ♫♪♫♪♫♪ **♫♪♫♪♫♪...♫♪♫♪♫♪......♫♪♫♪♫♪....♫♪♫♪♫♪ from srinivastunikoju Hyderabad INDIA:)

auked73 on July 4, 2014

great photo

Suzen N on July 10, 2014

Thank you for nice visit , dear friends srinivastunikoju and auked73!

Greetings , Suzen

Zdzisław Barut on March 13, 2015

Great composition. Like. Greetings, Zdzisław

Suzen N on March 24, 2015

Thank you, Zdislav, welcome to my gallery !

Greetings, Suzen

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