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Tower of the Winds: The world’s oldest "weather station"

May 25, 2020 Culture | Society
The Tower of the Winds (alternatively, Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes) is located in the Roman Agora of Athens, between the areas of Plaka and Monastiraki, and it is considered the first meteorological station in the world. It is an octagonal structure…

Greece's UNESCO Global Geoparks

May 25, 2020 Culture | Society
Can you think of an area that combines geology with environment, sustainable development, culture and tourism? Well, the answer is Global Geoparks. According to UNESCO -that has developed a Network of such Geoparks- these places are “single, unified…

ΒOOK OF THE MONTH: “Fool’s Gold” by Maro Douka

May 22, 2020 Reading Greece
“My father, thunderstruck, was demanding to know: "But when? This is madness! Impossible." When at last he replaces the receiver in a grand Shakespearean manner - my father has it in the blood - he broke the news to us: Dictatorship. My mother cried out and…
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Professor Roderick Beaton:
Professor Roderick Beaton grew up in Edinburgh where he first studied Latin and ancient Greek ...
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I woke up in a country: Greek poetry at the present time is a recently published bilingual poetry ...
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On 7 November 2019, the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas, declared the ...
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