Rhodes is an island in Greece, located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese The city of Rhodes had 53,709 inhabitants in 2001. It is located northeast of Crete, southeast of Athens and southwest of the Anatolian coast in Turkey. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of tislands in terms of both land area and population (117,007 people), and also the island group's historical capital.
Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
This post is part of the Scenic Sunday meme,
and also part of the Spiritual Sunday meme,
and also part of the Psalm Sunday meme.
Here is Josquin des Prez's (1450- 1521) "O Virgo Virginum", a sacred motet in 6 parts, performed by the Orlando Consort.