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Aristotle (384 BC - March 7, 322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote many books about physics, poetry, zoology, logic, rhetoric, government, and biology.

Copy of a lost bronze bust of Aristotle made by Lysippos century BCE) Aristotle's writings were taught in the Academy in Athens until 529 CE when the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I closed down non-Christian schools of philosophy.

Marble Statue from the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus; Archaic Greek  550-520 BCE

ancientpeoples: “ Marble Statue Found at the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus East/Archaic Greek BC Source: British Museum ”

Roman, Trajanic Portrait head of a woman,  98–117CE.  Bronze with silver inlay.

Portrait Head of a Woman -- CE -- Roman, Trajanic -- Bronze w/ silver inlay -- Princeton University Art Museum

Aphrodite crowning a herm of Dionysos with an ivy wreath - 100BC from Myrina; now British Museum

Terracotta figure of Aphrodite crowning a herm of Dionysos with an ivy wreath - 100 BC, circa from Myrina, now British Museum

Zeus Amon. Kala Ksetram

Roman copy of a Greek original from the late century BC. The Greeks of the lower Nile Delta and Cyrenaica combined features of supreme god Zeus with features of the Egyptian god Ammon-Ra.

ancientart:  Ancient Roman bust of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, marble, 3rd century.        Marcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus’ death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers.        Courtesy & currently located at the Ephesus Museum, Turkey. Photo taken by José Luiz

Ancient Roman bust of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, marble, century. “ Marcus Aurelius was Roman Emperor from 161 to He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus’ death in

Exhibits from the Acropolis museum in Athens Greece #kitsakis

New Acropolis Museum Visit the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Greece. It houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments.

Zeus Ammon, Greek original 5th C. BCE Curved rams horns represent the Egyptian god Amun. Glyptothek Museum, Munich

ribbonsandhyssop: “ antonio-m: “ Zeus Ammon, Greek original Cent. BC Glyptothek Museum, Munich ” I love a man with horns.

Exhibits from the Acropolis museum in Athens Greece #kitsakis

Visit the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Greece. It houses priceless finds from the Acropolis monuments.

Zeus -Greek God--Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from the 4th century.

File:Zeus Otricoli Pio-Clementino So-called “Zeus of Otricoli”. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from the century

Hekate in the Titanomachia on the Pergamon altar

The three-faceted goddess Hecate fighting against Klytios.

On the left, goddess Hecate is fighting the giant Clytius (she fights in three incarnations with a torch, a sword, and a lance) ; on the right, Artemis is fighting with a bow and arrow against a Giant (perhaps Otos), while on the ground her hunting dog kills another Giant with a bite to the neck. Pergamon Zeus Altar frieze (Gigantomachy) ; 2nd century BCE; Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

Pergamon museum - Hecate fights against Clytius (left); Artemis against Otos (right)

Retrato de Homero "tipo Epiménides" después de una copia romana de un original griego del siglo V antes de Cristo.

Retrato de Homero "tipo Epiménides" después de una copia romana de un original griego del siglo V antes de Cristo.