Vacation Days in Greece

Vacation Days in Greece

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"[...]antiquarians of Corfu has lately advanced the view that these remains are those not of a temple but of a bath. Blessed bathers! It was not bad taste for the King of Greece to put his gardens on the spot of the Gardens of Alkinoos. If I were King of Greece I would try to compound with my subjects to take the business of ruling off my hands and let me keep my Corfu home. It is no wonder that Elizabeth, the Empress of Austria, sought relief from her troubles in her villa on the other side of the inner harbor. When a part of the Venetian works was being removed in 1843, where the isthmus between the two old harbors joins the present city, there was found a circular monument about twenty feet in diameter, ending in a flat cone, and containing an inscription running almost around the layer of stones just below the coping. It reads thus: "This is the monument of Menekrates, son of Tlasias, of[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507534213
  • 9781507534212