Meraki

Greek work meaning "the soul, creativity, or love put into something; the essence of yourself that is put into your work".   This era of time was transformative because there were so many inquisitive individuals trying to push the boundaries of life as they knew it. This paved the way for the foundation of many modern ideas and advancements. This gallery is a sample of some of the stories and places that are still studied and repeated to this day. "Meraki" is a feeling that goes beyond just one word and can be seen in the smallest of details.

The beautiful landscape of rolling hills and iconic architecture that still captures audiences from around the world.
The figure of women is often used in many types of mediums in Greek art. Nudity was not as taboo as it is today and was often portrayed as it is with this terracotta figurine.
The south porch of the temple for Zeus, which is held up by six caryatids. The interpretation of Vitruian is that of humiliation and submission for the city of Carya joined the Persians were defeated.
Trojan warriors Achilles or Ajax in combat. Vase painters often commemorated such well-known stories with the Greeks defeating their enemies.
An episode in the Greek myth of Achilles first mentioned by Homer. In this episode, Achilles was sent to Skyros to live as a woman so he would not die on the battlefield of the war as was prophesized.
The Neoclassic painting which depicts the third of Sophocles "Theban Plays". Here Oedipus arrives at the village of Colonus and sits upon a stone when villagers arrive and all wait for the king.
This was found in a temple dedicated to Apollo. Here you can see Herakles fighting Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, which was one of the twelve mythological labors set for this well-known hero.
This scene is given from the perspective of Clytemnestra to the citizens of Athens. She is explaining the reason she slayed her husband, Agamemnon, for sacrificing their daughter Iphigenia.
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