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The Epicureans established a religious association, often referred to as “the Garden” because of their original meeting place, that taught a radical individualism and materialism in which only the happiness and imperturbability of the individual were ultimate values; even society and community existed only for the good of the individual. The gods existed but took no part in human affairs. As for an afterlife, there was nothing after death. The Stoics, on the other hand, saw logos, or reason, as the living, intelligent, controlling principle of the universe.

Virtually at the end of the site and outside the agora proper, on the left side of the Great Drain, are the remains of the State Prison of Athens, believed to be the place where Socrates was forced to drink the poisonous hemlock, a common form of execution in ancient Athens. Athens Return to the Tholos. Two buildings originally stood on its left, the Bouleuterion, closest to the hill, and the Metroon, facing the square. The Council of Five Hundred held their meetings in the Bouleuterion (from boule, to “cast” votes, referring to the means of making council decisions).

One of the statues was carried to London by Lord Elgin, along with other antiquities known as the Elgin Marbles. The south porch sheltered the Tomb of Kekrops, mythical founder of the Athenian royal family line. The north porch of the Erechtheion is surrounded by six columns with elaborate bases and capitals, and above the elegant doorway leading into the temple was a frieze of gray Eleusinian marble with white marble figures, now in the Acropolis Museum. Athens Z Fig. 9. The caryatids of the Erechtheion, Athens Acropolis The remains of a rectangular enclosure beyond the west end of the Erechtheion marks the location of the Pandroseion, a shrine dedicated to Pandros, daughter of the mythical king Kekrops.

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