Acropolis (121 Subjects)
View of the Acropolis of Athens.
Title page. The Acropolis and Temple of Hephaestus in Athens.
Panoramic view of Athens.
Landscape with Ilissus river. In the background, the Acropolis and the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens.
Landscape at Cephissus river.
View of Athens from the Academy of Plato. The Acropolis and the temple of Hephaeustus (left) in the background.
View of Athens from the south.
View of Athens from Philopappus Hill.
The temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens.
View of the Parthenon from the Propylaea. Seated on the ground is Disdar Aga,the governor of the fortress of Acropolis. He has just been surprised by another member of the guard as he was sipping a glass of wine which he took from the travellers.
The west front of the Parthenon and the Erechtheion, from the Propylaea.
The Erechtheion from the southwest. In the distance, on the left, a group of Turkish musician who customarily performed on the Acropolis every day at three o'clock in the afternoon.
The bazaar of Athens. On the forefront, on the right, an emancipated African slave. On the doorway, the owner of the coffeehouse who is brigning a tray with coffee to the Ottoman governor Disdar Aga. Disdar Aga is sitting on the stairs, dressed in red, and next to him sits another Turkish aga. Standing at the entrance of the coffeehouse, the Greek voivode (governor) of Salamis island, who is conversing a Greek Baratario (protegé of a foreign power). At the centre of the picture, three Turkish women covered with long white veils. According to Edward Dodwell's description, the rest of the women depicted are Arvanite. Standing, on the right, a devout Muslim in green costume, an indication that he has made the pigrimage to Mecca.
Athens from the feet of Lycabettus Hill.
The Acropolis seen from Pnyx hill.
The Parthenon seen from the Propylaea.
Antiquities from Athens: 1. Ionic column capital from the inner peristyle of the Propylaea of the Acropolis. 2. Drawings of the entablature, side view and section of a column capital from the inner peristyle of the Acropolis Propylaea. Plan of Ionic column, drawings of the pedestal. 3. Inscriptions on a metope found in the ancient Agora of Athens.
The Acropolis of Athens seen from Pnyx hill.
The temple of Athena Nike at the Acropolis of Athens. In the background, Philopappus monument on Mouseion Hill, Aegina island and the mountains of Argolis.
Landscape at Ilissus river. In the background, the Acropolis, the temple of Olympian Zeus, Philopappus monument on Mouseion Hill, the Royal Palace (today Parliament of Greece), and the neighbourhoods of Ambelokipoi and Korydallos.
Map of Athens showing the main monuments and ancient sites.
Athens from the east.
View of Athens, showing the bombardment of the Parthenon by Francesco Morosini.
The Acropolis from the east.
The Acropolis from the north.