Lonely Planet: Top 500 Global Destinations

I was bored recently so I googled "list of global landmarks" to see how many I have been to and since I think someone else in the universe may not care like I do, here's a list of the places from the list I have been to (if you want to full list/quiz CLICK HERE). [...]

Student Series! Girls, Gays, & Greco-Romans

As a culture, we often turn to the classical civilizations of Greece and Rome as the foundations for the western world. We have adapted their political systems, their philosophies, inventions and innovations, art and architecture, and countless other things that we find crucial to our cultural identity. For a long time we carried on their [...]

#28. Peplos Kore from the Acropolis

Art Historical Background Essentially the kore (pl. korai) is the female version of the kouros, except she isn't nude. And, like the kouroi, the korai are believed to be commemorative offerings to the gods, and also used to show off a family's prestige. This particular kore comes from the Acropolis (part of the AP Art [...]