Gods and Myths of Antiquity at the National Museum of Catalonia

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Cataluña entertains us their engaging exhibition called „Gods and Myths of Antiquity” until the end of September. The first part of these salons shows the ancient Greek and Pun culture’s impress in the life of the peninsula on coins and other articles for personal use.

The second part shows us the native population of the Iberian Peninsula. We have a very few knowledge about their deity, so because of that this part is a true rarity, which shows all the culture-hungry tourists, whom visiting this collection. The collection entertains a reasonable amount of coins and ceramic tools.

The third part shows the strong effect of the Roman culture which appeared until the Visigoths. The Romans picture their Gods many wise, and this streak was permanent until the Christianity spread their lands.

The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya takes a pride in their magnificent collection, in the Palau Nacional. The building constructed for the International Exposition in Barcelona in 1929. This is one of the most visited museums in Europe, and the most visited in Barcelona.

Barcelona, one of the most characteristic cities of Europe gives the visiting tourists a glad hand in every part of the year. The spectacular buildings, the floating happiness could easily make satisfied memories who are lucky enough to spend a couple of days in this gem of our Continent. Have a great time here!

Gods and Myths of Antiquity
February 2013 – September 2013
National Museum of Catalonia

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