[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: History of the Agora


History of the Agora The excavations of the Athenian Agora have uncovered about thirty acres on the sloping ground northwest of the Acropolis (Fig. 3). Material of all periods from the Late Neolithic to ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 4 2004: Athenian Citizenship


Athenian Citizenship The government of ancient Athens concerned itself with many aspects of the lives of its citizens. In the pure democracy of Athens the government was not only of the people and for ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Temple of Ares


Temple of Ares Just north of the Odeion lie the ruins of a building identified by Pausanias as a temple of Ares (Figs. 56, 57). The foundations are of Early Roman construction and date, but the marble ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Introduction


Introduction Classical Athens saw the rise of an achievement unparalleled in history. Perikles, Aeschylus, Sophokles, Plato, Demosthenes, Thucydides, and Praxiteles represent just a few of the statesmen ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Altar of the Twelve Gods


Altar of the Twelve Gods Near the middle of the open square, somewhat to the north, lay the Altar of the Twelve Gods (Fig. 7), today largely hidden under the Athens–Piraeus railway (1891). A corner of ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] Overview: The Staff


The Archaeologists The First Generation The Agora Excavations staff and work force, 1933. Archaeologists, staff, foremen, and workmen gathered under the Hephaisteion for a group photograph. The staff of ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] Overview: The Card Catalog


The Card Catalog A card catalog system has been used since the beginning of the excavations to record the important information related to inventoried objects. Lucy Talcott, one of the original members ... Agora

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Odeion of Agrippa


Odeion of Agrippa Late in the 1st century B.C. the Athenians were given money for a new marketplace by Caesar and Augustus, and the northern half of the old Agora square was filled with two new structures, ... Agora