The Athens Marathon is like no other on Earth. According to legend, it covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Phiedippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon 2,500 years ago. When you run the Athens Marathon, you run in the very footsteps of the ancient gods and heroes … Continue reading Athens Authentic Marathon


Handrian And Athens

28NOV 2017-28OCT 2018

The National Archaeological Museum in collaboration with the Italian Archaeological School at Athens organize the temporary exhibition “Hadrian and Athens. Conversing with an Ideal World” in the Gallery 31a of the Sculpture Collection. The exhibition marks the 1900 years since the beginning of Adrian’s Principate in AD 117, an anniversary that was celebrated in manifold … Continue reading Handrian And Athens