National Geographic : 1922 Dec
0t Photograph from Alexander Wilbourne Weddell THE CEMETERY OF THE CERAMEICUS (SEE PAGE 597) Just outside the city gates, this Street of Tombs led to the garden called the Academy on the banks ofthe Illissus-the favorite haunt ofPlato. In the distance is seen the Acropolis, with the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. To the right, but invisible in thepicture, lieolive groves. Insuch surroundings one thinks of Shelley's reference to the grave of Keats-"It might make one in love with death, to thinkthat oneshould beburied insosweet aplace."