In ancient Greece there was a similar custom of decorating a tree, except that the…
Tag: Roman Empire
With a name that literally means ‘City of Victory’, one can only imagine the history that has been created in such a place as the city of Nikopolis in Preveza, in the region of Epirus, Greece. Covering an area of 900 hectares (approximately 14,000 acres), Nikopolis was the largest ancient city in Greece.
Greeks are everywhere! Anyone who has travelled to Sicily has most likely seen, on flags, ceramics and souvenirs, a strange-looking representation of a female head with three legs attached to it, flexed to form a triangle. Read about how the Italians drew from Greek history to create the Sicilian flag.