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Antonis Chaliakopoulos

Antonis Chaliakopoulos
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Antonis is an archaeologist with a passion for museums and heritage and a keen interest in aesthetics and the reception of classical art. He holds an MSc in Museum Studies from the University of Glasgow and a BA in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens (NKUA). Antonis is a senior staff member at TheCollector, managing the Archaeology and Ancient History department. In his spare time, he publishes articles on his specialty.

6 Spectacular Replicas Of The Parthenon

  The Parthenon of Acropolis in the Greek capital of Athens is by far the most famous ancient Greek monument surviving today. However, the Parthenon...

18 Free Online Museum Tours To Enjoy Without Leaving Your Couch

  As the history of museums is entering its digital age, more and more art institutions are choosing to expand their online services. Most large...

Top 13 Stories Of Transformation In Greek Mythology

  Greek mythology is overflowing with stories of transformation or metamorphosis in Greek. From Zeus taking the form of a golden rain to seduce Danae...

Plato’s Philosophy Of Art In Ion: The Divine Madness Of Poetry

  Plato's Ion is the Greek philosopher's shortest dialogue and truly one of his weirdest texts. There, Ion a professional reciter of epic poetry debates...

Andromeda: The Legendary Princess Of Greek Mythology

  Few other women have received so much praise for their beauty as Andromeda in Greek and Roman Mythology. Andromeda was a legendary Ethiopian princess...

Orpheus and Eurydice: A Tragic Love Story

  The story of Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most beautiful and sad in Greek mythology. In the story, Orpheus, the greatest poet,...

Pygmalion And Galatea: A Myth About Creation And Love

  The story of Pygmalion and Galatea is one of the most popular classical myths ever told. In the myth, Pygmalion, a Cypriot sculptor, falls...

Silenus: The Companion Of Dionysus With The Terrible Wisdom

“The mighty one, the dancer, whom the mount of Malea nurtured, husband of Nais, Silenus.” PINDAR QUOTED BY PAUSANIAS   Silenus was a deity of the...

What Are the 7 Wonders Of The Ancient World?

  The 7 wonders of the ancient world were a series of remarkable architectural feats famous amongst Greek travelers in antiquity. These ancient wonders were...

Who Was Arachne The Mythical Weaver?

  One of the most captivating stories in Roman Mythology is the myth of Arachne. First mentioned by Ovid, the myth follows the fate of...

Ever Wondered Who Turned Medusa Into a Gorgon and How?

  In Greek mythology, Medusa was one of the three Gorgons. Medusa's head had snakes instead of hair and eyes that turned those looking at...

13 Most Important Greek Philosophers Before Socrates (Presocratics)

  Socrates, Aristotle and Plato are by far the most famous Greek philosophers commonly associated with the Greek classical period. Yet, these masterminds owe a...

12 Facts You Did Not Know About The Acropolis of Athens

  The Acropolis of Athens is without a doubt the most popular attraction of the Greek capital. Approximately seven million tourists climb the hill of...

Who Was The Greek Philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus?

  Heraclitus was a Greek philosopher who lived in Ephesus of Asia Minor (present-day Turkey) some time in the 6th century BCE. He is one...