Mystras Ruins, Greece......... "Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity." Herbert Hoover
Iran. Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BCE.
This WAS Sparta. | Community Post: 49 Reasons To Love Greece. The ruins of ancient Sparta with modern Sparta in the background.
These are Doric columns that the viewer can now see the drums that were put together that make up the columns. This is a representation of the most basic form of columns that were made. I like this image because it shows the strength behind the construction that they were able to produce.