Showing posts with label monuments. Show all posts
Showing posts with label monuments. Show all posts

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, August 26, 2016

Athens: World’s 'first weather station' opens to public

Built more than 2,000 years ago, the Tower of the Winds is said to be the world's first weather station.

Used by merchants to tell the wind and time - even in darkness - the station is still standing on a slope on Athens' ancient Acropolis hill and has been restored and re-opened to the public for the first time in nearly 200 years.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Portugal makes considerable efforts to protect world heritage sites

Portugal has made considerable efforts in the past decade to protect its 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Sintra which is located some 30 km northwest of the capital Lisbon.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The regressive Turkey

All those who on account of their servility are trying to convince us, that Turkey, with its current status is progressing, once again they will be challenged by Turkey itself.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The ISIS militants have destroyed the ancient monument “Gate of God” near Mosul

The militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” destroyed two thousand years of the monument “the Gate of God” near the Iraqi city of Mosul. About it writes The Independent with reference to a source in the British Institute for the study of Iraq.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Experts in new bid to unravel 'secrets' of pyramids

A group of Egyptian and foreign experts launched Sunday a new bid to unravel the "secrets" of the pyramids, including a search for hidden chambers inside four famed pharaonic monuments.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hagia Sophia is a church

As cruel as barbarity is, civilization resists and in the end it always wins. Hagia Sophia which is also a monument of world heritage is a church, whether they want it or not. And it is not the systems that change something. Since the sixth century thanks to Anthemius and Isidore it has seen a little of everything.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s response to statements from Turkish officials regarding the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque.(Hellenic MoFA)

Hellenic MFA, Monday, 18 November 2013:
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Konstantinos Koutras stated the following in response to a question on statements from Turkish officials regarding the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque:

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.