Photographic impressions from our travels near and far…
The Athens Acropolis • Most people relate the Acropolis with Athens but an acropolis is actually a Greek word meaning a citadel or a fortified section of a Greek city. It is typically built on high ground or on a hill. Most Greek cities in the fifth century BC had an acropolis.
Dating back to 500 BC, this high rocky ground in the center of Athens, while famous for its incredible temples, is more noteworthy as the birthplace of the very concept of democracy. If you get the chance to visit spend some time marveling at the structures but also reflect upon those people who changed the way we think about government.
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