Athens Marketplace (or the Agora) (June 2005)
"Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him when he saw that the city was given over to idols. Therefore he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and with the Gentile worshipers, and in the marketplace daily with those who happened to be there." Like today in Athens, there were probably a lot of sellers of icons and other idols. This is the view looking almost straight down and slightly to the right from Areopagus, while on it. This photo also includes a view of an 11th century Byzantine church, which was built on the site of the ancient nymphaion in the Athens marketplace (the church is not called "the Church of the Holy Apostles").
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