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People on My Favourite Planet
This section of My Favourite Planet contains illustrated biographical profiles of people mentioned in the articles and galleries on this website. We will be adding information and images to the section as the website grows.

We have also begun yet another new work-in-progress: a detailed list of Ancient Greek Artists.
 
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Information about several other people, particularly historical personalites, politicians, authors and artists, can already be found among the pages of this site.

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  People profiles already online
(F) = fictional character      (M) = mythological or legendary figure
Ancient Greek artists   Brief profiles of ancient Greek sculptors, painters, potters,
vase painters, mosaicists and architects - a work in progress
 
Aetion (of Amphipolis)   Ancient Greek artist, 4th-3rd century BC
 
Agrippina the Elder   Roman matron, 14 BC - 33 AD
 
Alexander the Great   Portraits of the Macedonian king
 
Alkamenes   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
 
Antinous   The young favourite of Emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD
 
Aristion of Paros   Ancient Greek sculptor, 6th century BC
 
Aristokles   Ancient Greek sculptor, 6th century BC
 
Asklepios (M) Greek god of healing
 
Beulé, Charles Ernest   French archaeologist, politician and author (1826-1874)
 
Charax, Aulus Claudius   Greek/Roman historian, 2nd century AD
 
Daidalos (Daedalus) (M) Mythical or legendary "father of artists"
 
Demeter and Persephone (M) Greek mother goddess and her daughter
 
Dionysus (Bacchus) (M) Greek god of grape harvests, wine, revelry and ecstasy
 
Dioskourides of Samos   Ancient Greek mosaic artist, 2nd - 1st century BC
 
Dioskouroi (Dioscuri) (M) Castor and Pollux, the heavenly twins Gemini
 
Evandros of Veroea   Ancient Greek sculptor, 1st century BC
 
Exekias   Athenian potter and vase painter, 6th century BC
 
Helena of Egypt   Ancient Greek painter, 4th century BC (?)
 
Hephaistos (Vulcan) (M) Greek god of metalworkers, sculptors, fire and volcanoes
 
Hermaphroditus (M) Trans-sexual Greek god, child of Hermes and Aphrodite
 
Hermes (Mercury) (M) Greek god of dexterity, messenger and guide
 
Herodes Atticus   Wealthy Athenian and Roman citizen, 2nd century AD
 
Herodotus   Greek traveller and historian, 5th century BC
 
Hieronymus of Tlos   Greek philosopher, 3rd century BC
 
Homer   Ancient Greek poet, author of The Iliad and The Odyssey
 
Kalamis   One or more ancient Greek artists, 5th - 4th century BC
 
Kresilas   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
 
Medusa, the Gorgon (M) Her face turned those who saw it to stone
 
Mistress of Animals (M) Potnia Theron, ancient Greek nature goddess
 
Nike (Victoria) (M) Greek goddess of victory
 
Niobe (M) Mother of the Niobids killed by Apollo and Artemis
 
Onatas of Aegina   Ancient Greek sculptor, 5th century BC
 
Pan (M) Greek god of shepherds, flocks and wild places
 
Panyassis of Halicarnassus   Ancient Greek poet, 5th century BC
 
Pausanias   Greek travel writer, 2nd century AD
 
Pliny the Elder   Ancient Roman author, 23-79 AD
 
Strabo   Ancient Greek geographer
 
Thucydides   Greek politician, general and historian, 5th century BC
 
Versakis, Friderikos   Greek archaeologist (1880-1921)
 
Vitruvius   Roman architect and writer, 1st century BC
 
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Vyzantino Greek Restaurant, Plaka, Athens, Greece
 
NEWGEN Travel Agency, Athens, Greece
 
Hotel Orestias Kastorias Thessaloniki, Greece - The heart of hospitality beats at the heart of the city
 
Big Dino's Galini, self-catering beach hotel, Nea Vrasna, Macedonia, Greece
 
Hotel Liotopi, Olympiada, Halkidiki, Macedonia, Greece
 
Hotel Germany, Olympiada, Halkidiki, Macedonia, Greece
 
Hotel Okeanis, Kavala, Macedonia, Greece
 

George Alvanos

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Anthemiou 35,
Kavala, Greece

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Olive Garden Restaurant

Kastellorizo, Greece

+30 22460 49 109

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Papoutsis
Travel Agency


Kastellorizo, Greece

+30 22460 49 286

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