ANCIENT MESSENE - Inspirational Quotes

Updated: Nov 23, 2021

Ancient Messene - Inspirational Quotes

Looking Upon Magnificent Ancient Greek Sculptures the Words of Philosophers Always Echo In My Mind!


By Alexios Demos on Novmeber 8, 2021
Statue of Hermes Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene
Statue of Hermes | Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene | Messene | © Copyright 2021 Alexios Demos

Indicative Information | Tickets Full: €10, Reduced: €5 | Visiting Times Summer: 08:00 - 20:00 | Mauromati-Ithomis, Mauromati (Prefecture of Messinia) Postcode: 24002 | More info call +302724051201 / 2724051201

Ancient Messene - Inspirational Quotes

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Motivational Inspiring Quotes to Start Your Week Just Right!

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First Image: Statue of Hermes (Andros type), discovered in the gymnasium at Ancient Messene - Hermes is the Herald of the Gods.

“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.” – Plato

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Second Image: Statue of Isis Pelagia found at Ancient Messene – Isis Pelagia is a Goddess of the Seas

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” – Plutarch

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Creating these graphics from the statues displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene I was strangely reminded of the black granite sculptures of Ancient Egypt. Personally, I have never witnessed an ancient Greek statue made of granite and recalled that ancient Greek sculptures were painted with quite vibrant colors! White marble being both a local stone and an ideal solution to act as a canvas for colors was a clear choice! New extensive posts about this incredible site coming shortly!

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Let me know your thoughts!

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Date of Visit: Oct 21, 2021 Weather Conditions: An Incredibly Warm & Peacfull Fall Noon

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Statue of Isis Pelagia Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene
Statue of Isis Pelagia | Archaeological Museum of Ancient Messene | Messene | © Copyright 2021 Alexios Demos
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