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Masterpieces of the Benaki Museum

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Masterpieces of the Benaki Museum

The Benaki Museum, established in 1930 by Antonis Benakis is housed in a mansion in downtown Athens, Greece. The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times. The museum’s collection of Islamic and Chinese art is located at satellite museums.

Masterpieces of the Benaki Museum, Athens

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“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day.
You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”

– Epicurus

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