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Losing the Knack for Disaster: Thucydides and Our Time

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Drexel Distinguished University Professor of History Emeritus Not long ago, life was perilous.  The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, which killed...

The Antikythira Mechanism: The World’s First ‘computer’ Invention by Ancient Greeks

A World Wonder of Scientific Ingenuity and Technological Breakthrough By Dr. Demetrios Giannaros The discovery in 1900 of an ancient cargo shipwreck near the Greek island...

Greek civilization treasures are not for export or sale

By Dr. Evaggelos Vallianatos   In early December 2020, the Greek parliament approved a law for the export of antiquities, including entire museum collections, to foreign...

On the Road in Greece: Eleusis, The Great Mysteries at the Acropolis Museum

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor On a pleasant day, I walked to the Acropolis Museum from my hotel the Parthenon. On the way, I enjoyed...

The Meaning of Greece

By: Evaggelos Vallianatos, Ph.D.,  Contributor   I am Greek and I love Greece. In contrast to Socrates who said I know that I know nothing, I say...

Robinson Jeffers:  The American Bard Inspired by Classical Greece

By: Lili Bita, Cultural Affairs Correspondent Special to the HNA   My Dear Readers, Greetings!  I have just returned from California, where I attended the twenty-third annual conference...

Αρχαιολογική έκθεση «Κυκλαδική Κοινωνία 5000 χρόνια πριν» για τα 30 χρόνια λειτουργίας του Μουσείου Κυκλαδικής Τέχνης

Πώς ήταν η χλωρίδα και η πανίδα των Κυκλάδων 5000 χρόνια πριν; Ποιοι ήταν οι πυρήνες της κοινωνίας τους; Ποια ήταν η κοινωνική διαστρωμάτωση; Πώς κάλυπταν τις...

Poetry – a lever for the protection of bios Lesbos – world center for the “bio-assessment” of poetry Prof....

Prof. Agni Vlavianos Arvanitis President and Founder, Biopolitics International Organization A beacon of diachronic values We live in a country of limitless horizontal potential empowered by deep...

“The hi-tech inventions of the ancient Greeks” of the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

By:  Kostas Kotsanas, CT Come along on a guided and virtual tour of an exceptional selection of 50 amazing inventions of the ancient Greeks (from...

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