Thursday, June 25, 2015


The remains of what was once one of the most powerful Ancient Greek city-states in Anatolia lie scattered across a hilltop in what is now Bergama. Pergamon is breathtaking even in ruin, and it's easy to imagine the city's past splendour when weaving in and out between the columns of the Temple of Trajan, and simply looking up— marble faces frozen among the intricate patterns carved with great care and skill.

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