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Almond trees in Ancient Greek lore

February 26, 2021 Culture | Society
In Greek mythology, as in many myths and popular folk traditions around the world, plants, rivers, lakes and other elements of the natural world are viewed as animate beings. They may be personified in the form of deities, as in the case of river gods, or…

Arts in Greece | Eleni Vernadaki: Modern Greece’s Priestess of Ceramic Art

February 25, 2021 Culture | Society
Ceramics (derived from “Keramos”, Greek for 'potter's clay') is one of the most ancient industries going back thousands of years. Even though there is a long history of ceramic art in almost all developed cultures, it particularly thrived during Greek…

BOOK OF THE MONTH: “Slaves in their Chains” by Konstantinos Theotokis

February 23, 2021 Reading Greece
Considered as Konstantinos Theotokis’s most personal work and artistically his finest, the novel Slaves in their Chains (1922), set in Corfu, condenses more than fifty years of social change that began with the union of the Ionian Islands with Greece in 1864.…
2020: Year of Melina Mercouri
“Death does not scare me. Not being loved does.” | Melina Mercouri (1920-1994) The ...
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Arts in Greece | George Zongolopoulos – the art ...
“I don’t care about success and I never did! Not that I don’t enjoy it when ...
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Diaspora Greeks to vote in Greek national ...
Greeks living abroad did not have the right to vote in the Greek national elections from their ...
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Innovative Greece |  Konstantinos Lazarakis, MW & ...
In an interview with Greek News Agenda (GNA)*, Konstantinos Lazarakis - the first Greek Master of ...
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International educational programmes for foreign ...
The number of English speaking programs in Greek Universities is gradually increasing, offering a ...
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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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Reading Greece Presents a New Bilingual Anthology ...
I woke up in a country: Greek poetry at the present time is a recently published bilingual poetry ...
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Sec Gen for Public Diplomacy, Religious and ...
In order to promote a nation’s image to a wider international public, Public Diplomacy uses ...
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The works of the
On 7 November 2019, the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas, declared the ...
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