Delos – The northeast of the island

The northeast of the island Detour to east (area not properly cleared and often closed off) Those with the time and enthusiasm to explore further can continue to the northeast of here. The first [...]

Delos – the Museum

The Museum The core of the museum is a magnificent  * collection of Archaic sculpture from the site, dating from what was arguably the island’s artistic and spiritual zenith—the 7th and [...]

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 …Apollo and Artemis, twin siblings, were born under a palm-tree on Delos . This divine association had the effect of supercharging this tiny outcrop into the most sacred place in the [...]

Delos – general

GeneralApollo and Artemis, twin siblings, were born under a palm-tree on Delos . One of the peculiarities of the Greek pantheon of gods is an unexpected specificity about their origin or place of [...]

Delos – history

History of the Island and its festivals Early history and geography In common with a number of other places in the Greek world, Delos was also called Ortygia, or ‘Quail Island’, in remote [...]

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