Athens, Greece

Athens, the capital of Greece, and its oldest city, with a recorded history that dates back more than 3,000 years. Located on an ancient coastline that connected Europe with the Middle East and Africa, Athens is the cradle of western civilization. It has been the birthplace of many renowned philosophers, mathematicians and artists. Athens is also the home of democracy, with its Classical Era assembly of citizens (the Ecclesia) making decisions for the city’s governance. Continue reading Athens, Greece