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uh kro puh luhs

  • n  the citadel in ancient Greek towns

  • As the place opened in stages from 1962 to 1969, Lincoln Center turned out to be not just an island but an acropolis.
  • So, you've hiked up the acropolis, toured the ancient Agora and struck a snapshot pose at the grounds where Pericles once preached the wonders of democracy.
  • CHRYSSA, 33, a Greek-born artist (she does not use her last name) discovered the new medium when she arrived in New York in 1954, and was stunned by that acropolis of billboard .
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  • Watch Dust Paint The Aerodynamics Of WRC Rally Cars
    The WRC takes totally standard affordable hatchbacks, strips them to the shell, and fills them with racing components and top-grade aerodynamics. Now you can see all that aero, painted in dust. This video is from the Acropolis Rally in Greece a few weekends ago. It's amazing to see what looks like dust shooting out of the rear window. What you're really seeing is very refined management of high ...
    June 19, 2013 - Jalopnik

  • Bernard Tschumi in USA Today
    The glass enclosure of the gallery provides ideal light for sculpture in direct view to and from the historical reference point of the Acropolis,US-based architect Bernard Tschumi, who designed the museum, wrote in a promotional leaflet.
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    Rehhagel, with echoes of Eric Cantona or Jose Mourinho, said: "The Acropolis has been there for several thousand years and we won't be here for that long, just to put things into perspective. In 2004 a miracle happened but perhaps a miracle happens...

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