Masque d'esclave de la nouvelle comédie

Slave mask of the New Comedy

Masque d’esclave de la nouvelle comédie, 2ième siècles av J. -C. au musée national archéologique d’Athènes. Probablement les ancêtres de Pantalon et Polichinelle, les personnages du Néa Grecque étaient comme ceux de la Commedia Dell’arte,…



Hercule

The gilt bronze statue of Hercules

The gilt bronze statue of Hercules in the Capitoline Museum in Rome shows him whit the golden apple of the Hesperides in his left hand, a fruit that is also associate to Heracles in the…



Valley of Fire

The Valley of Fire, Nevada

If you go to Las Vegas one day, you got to plan a day at Valley of Fire in the Nevada desert. After a few dizzying days on the Strip and the non stopping sound…


Quarante-trois portraits de peintres de l'atelier de Charles Gleyre

Forty three portraits of painter

The Forty- three portraits of painters of the studio Charles Gleyre is an art work you can see at Le Petit Palais in Paris. Claude Monet, Frederic Bazille, Alfred Sisley and Auguste Renoir, they all…



Public transport in Athens

Update: There have been changes in the transit fares in Athens. The ticket pass for 7 days at 14 € is now at 5 days for € 10 and the single ticket is now at…