Zeus Strikes Parthenon With Lightning Bolt

OK, the headline’s a little over the top, but what a photo, from the Daily Mail/AP:

It looks like a narrow escape for one of mankind’s most ancient symbols.

parthenon

A bolt of lightning illuminates the sky around the 2,500-year-old Parthenon temple, high on the Acropolis during a heavy rainfall in Athens early this morning.

Fortunately, the temple is believed to have escaped any damage.

[story continues in the Daily Mail/AP]

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  • Anonymous

    awesome shot. That’s going straight to the desktop.

  • dumbsaint

    awesome shot. That's going straight to the desktop.

  • dumbsaint

    awesome shot. That's going straight to the desktop.