Athens of the National Foundation of Research

athens aeiThe Academy of Athens, detail from the entablatureWe have found an interesting website under the title ‘Archaeology of Athens’ (in Greek and in English). Twelve well known scientists, architects, archaeologists and historians write about the historical and topographical development of the city from the Prehistoric period down to our days: see ‘Digital Edition’. In the database ‘Contemporary Monuments’ you can find information about buildings dating from 1456 to 2003.
“Here is Athens…..the city before” This is a documentary, devoted to the neo-classical buildings of Athens based on texts by John Tsarouhis and paintings by Spyros Vasileiou (duration 20mins, year of production 1980). Producer, Scenario, Director of photography and Film Director: Nikos Grammatikopoulos.

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