Category: history

Campaign for the Return of Venus de Milo to Milos Island

By , December 3, 2017 6:30 PM

There is a new call for the Venus de Milo to be returned to its ancient home… more here

Eratosthenes

By , June 19, 2017 1:05 PM

Here is a short 2 minute video depicting in simple terms Eratosthenes accurate calculation of the circumference of the earth, 2,200 years ago, with just a stick and his brain:
http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=2769

Ode to Lesvos

By , April 29, 2017 4:17 PM

An Inspirational Story of the Lesvos, Greece, Islanders on the Front Lines of the Refugee Crisis. (click on title to see the story).

“Ιθάκη” του Καβάφη

By , March 4, 2017 10:05 PM

Constantine Cavafy uses Homer’s “Odyssey” as a metaphor for the journey of life. Ithaca

Ο Κωνσταντίνος Καβάφης χρησιμοποιεί την “Οδύσσεια” του Ομήρου ως μεταφορά για το ταξίδι της ζωής.
Video and poem – Ithaca

Let’s Stand Up for Hagia Sophia

By , June 14, 2016 2:09 PM

“On Monday, the Foreign Ministry in Athens condemned the decision by Turkish authorities to allow a daily reading from the Quran to be broadcast from Hagia Sophia during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, describing it as “verging on bigotry” and “not compatible with modern, democratic and secular societies.”
Muslim rituals in a monument of world cultural heritage are incomprehensible and reveal a lack of respect for and connection with reality” .

See more here and Sign the Letter and Petition

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