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Flower Moon – May’s Full Moon – Dazzles and Delights Natives and Visitors in Greece

ATHENS – The full moon is always an impressive phenomenon, especially during the summer when the beloved heavenly object usually appears brighter and larger.

On Thursday night, May 23, the Flower Moon made its appearance and captivated the gaze of people under the night sky.

Its name comes from the abundance of blooming flowers during May and signifies growth and renewal in many cultures.


The flower moon rises behind the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, Greece, on Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

The flower moon rises behind the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, Greece, on Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
The flower moon rises behind the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, about 70 kilometers (45 miles) south of Athens, Greece, on Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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