The "Bema" or "Vema" of Pnyx, where popular assemblies were taking place in Ancient Athens, Greece.

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The "Bema" or "Vema" of Pnyx, where popular assemblies (the "ekklesia" of Demos) were taking place in Ancient Athens, Greece. It was the "stepping stone" or speakers' platform, a very important place for the Athenian Democracy. In the background you can see the Acropolis of Athens.
Location: Pnyx, Filopappos hill, Athens, Greece, Europe