Sanctuary and war

Saturday, 21 March, 2015

War affected the lives of the inhabitants of ancient Athens either directly or indirectly. Its prevention, its handling, the destruction it causes, and the memory of defeat or victory, is reflected in the remains of the sacred fortress of the Acropolis. Visitors will discuss war and its traces and relationship with worship, the walls, military forces and weapons in ancient Athens with the Archaeologist-Hosts using the Museum’s collection as a basis, with rich visual material and within view of the Sacred Rock. The presentation will be enhanced by video projections of the Parthenon frieze.

The gallery talk 'Sanctuary and war' is part of the program Alternating Gallery Talks of the Acropolis Museum.

Useful Information

Greek: Saturday 21 March 2015, at 1 a.m.
English: Saturday talks can also be given in English, upon email request (learningattheacropolismuseum [dot] gr)
Duration: 50 minutes
Participation is limited to 30 visitors per session.
The gallery talk is free of charge. Only the general admission fee to the Museum is required.
Coupons are available everyday on a first-in first-served basis. For further details, please refer to the Information Desk at the Museum entrance.
Meeting point: Information Desk

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