The most noteworthy sight in the Peiraeus is a precinct of Athena and Zeus. Both their images are of bronze; Zeus holds a staff and a Victory, Athena a spear. Here is a portrait of Leosthenes and of his sons, painted by Arcesilaus.
Behind the portico near the sea stand a Zeus and a Demos, the work of Leochares.
FALIRON (Ancient demos) PIRAEUS
On the way from Phalerum to Athens there is a temple of Hera with neither doors nor roof. Men say that Mardonius, son of Gobryas, burnt it. But the image there to-day is, as report goes, the work of Alcamenes so that this, at any rate, cannot have been damaged by the Persians.
...his tomb is pointed out at Phalerum, and they say the city constructed it for
him, since he did not leave even enough to pay for his funeral. (Plut. Arist.27.1)
PIRAEUS (Ancient city) GREECE
Even up to my time there were docks there, and near the largest harbor is the grave of Themistocles. For it is said that the Athenians repented of their treatment of Themistocles, and that his relations took up his bones and brought them from Magnesia.
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