July 11, 2017

Above: Columns in the Roman Agora with the top of the Tower of the Winds (or the Horologion of Andronikos).

1 and 2 describe and show the Horologion of Andronikos (Tower of the Winds), built in the 2nd century B.C. It contained a water clock with an hydraulic mechanism
powered by water pressure. The eight man winds are carved as reliefs on the outside of the tower.

3 and 4 show the Agoranomeion a was a triple archway for a building of unknown use.
The citizens worshipped the goddess in hope of a successful outcome in the long Peloponnesian War fought on land and sea against the Spartans and their allies.

5 and 6 are views of the floor and ceiling in the Horologion of Andronikos tower.

7 and 8 describe and show the floor of the Vespasianae, sometimes called Latrinae. As in Latrines. As in public toilets.

9 to 11 show views in the quiet neighbourhood of winding walkways and picturesque homes in Anafiotika, a steep walk up the hill from the Roman Agora, just below the Acropolis.

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