Academy of Athens - Neoclassical Greek magic
Wednesday, 04 April 2018
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This museum has a weird energy, which can be accredited to the immense beauty of the statues. The most beautiful statues of all times stand one beside the other and enchant millions of visitors.
The volcanic soils of Santorini give a very good taste to all of its agricultural products.
He makes a reed musical instrument called the ney. The instrument produces a warm and hoarse sound. The ney has its roots in the Near East and gives Greek traditional music a special quality.
He owns a farm with 500 happy animals and birds. Their hearts are grateful to him and they love him dearly. He is a special kind of "king".
Next to the actor stood a liquid filled hourglass that slowly dripped during the play. There were times that it could be perceived like a harsh, eerie beat inside the audience’s head. Time was running out for Socrates…
When a player made a hard misplaced kick towards the goal which was at the edge of the cliff, the ball fell into the abyss of the mountain and was lost forever.
When the sun sets, the arcades around Aristotelous Square are almost deserted and look like a nostalgic old dark "labyrinth".
Wherever one stands, he or she can see wild mountains and running water. In the morning, visitors are awoken by sheep bells and the sound of axes splitting wood in half.
The graduates of Zografeion are a Greek core of enormous cohesion that can never be broken. They withstand the persecutions, because they draw strength from one another.
Whoever watches the sunset from Lycabettus of Athens will be surprised by the pictures he’s about to see.