Amazon

Home/Tag: Amazon
8 09, 2017

South American environment

By |2018-04-19T15:03:07-07:00September 8th, 2017|Environment, South America|0 Comments

The Andes mountains run down the Pacific side of South America South America is a long, narrow continent running from the equator down nearly to the South Pole. So the north part of South America, near the equator, is generally hot and wet. In the south part of South America, near the South Pole, [...]

1 07, 2017

Parthenon metopes – Greek architecture

By |2018-04-22T10:26:03-07:00July 1st, 2017|Architecture, Greeks|0 Comments

Metope from the Parthenon On the metopes, just under the roof, Phidias carved the battle between Lapiths (men) and centaurs (the Centauromachy), Greeks against Amazons (Amazonomachy), the gods against the giants (the Gigantomachy) and the sack of Troy. Metope from the Parthenon: Lapith and Centaur All these stories show the greatness [...]