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Greek Prime Minister Fails To Get Enough Votes To Elect President

As previewed earlier today, in a vote whose outcome was widely anticipated, Greece's Samaras failed to get enough votes (200) to push through his choice for president, Stavros Dimas. GREECE'S SAMARAS FAILS TO GET VOTES TO ELECT PRESIDENT: TALLY GREECE'S SAMARAS LOSES FIRST OF THREE DEC. Show More Summary

1 in 5 Europeans Has Never Used the Internet

According to a study by the European Union's statistics office, Romania had the most people offline, with 39% saying they had never used the Internet. About one third of people in Greece and Italy said they had never used the Intern...

Rural Roman Landscapes of Greece

Now that I’m back working in Greece, I’ll have to start paying closer attention to the annually published Archaeological Reports, and a number of my colleagues helped me out by tipping me off to some of the nice contributions to this year’s edition. Generally speaking, Archaeological Reports summarize recent research in particular chronological period, and […]

Hanukkah the Essence of True Beauty

Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?

10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

Greece's Legislators Will Vote On A New President Today. The Greek parliament needs to vote with a two-thirds majority to approve a new president, which is extremely unlikely to happen. Investors will be keeping an eye on how many MPs...Show More Summary

New translation of Zorba the Greek

A new translation of one of the best-known works to come out of modern Greece, Nikos Kazantzakis' Zorba the Greek, is coming out -- at least in the US, from Simon & Schuster. Why a new translation ? Well, Carl Wildman's did come outShow More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 12/08/14

The glory that was Greece? http://t.co/1gPuJPc52G — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 8, 2014 Stock Market Insights from Homer http://t.co/tv7h74qSQl — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 8, 2014 La rédaction française...Show More Summary

Greece to Buy CH-47D Chinook Helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Greece for CH-47D Chinook helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]

Greece Is on to Something

It hit them hard in Greece; the economic downturn. You had probably seen it in the news. Student protests. Occupations. A revolution of sorts. Well, it's been a while since then, and you may be curious to know what the fallout is. IShow More Summary

European Senior Chess Championship 2015

The 15th European Senior Chess Championship for Men and Women will be held in Eretria, Greece, from 28th April to 8th May, 2015.The tournament venue is the conference center of the 4-star “Eretria Village” Hotel, near the ancient city...Show More Summary

Are We the World's Most Anti-Worker Nation?

The verdict is in: The typical American is even poorer than his or her equivalent in Greece. The median Australian is four times wealthier. The Canadians are twice as wealthy. To be sure, we continue to lead the world in billionaires...Show More Summary

Police Violence: US and THEM

As someone from Greece, a country that gave birth to democracy but which has been wracked by continuous social unrest over the last few years, expressed in different ways, from terrorism and riots to a surge in support for the neo-Nazi...Show More Summary

Police Violence: US and THEM

As someone from Greece, a country that gave birth to democracy but which has been wracked by continuous social unrest over the last few years, expressed in different ways, from terrorism and riots to a surge in support for the neo-Nazi...Show More Summary

RepiTitiationes ~ 12/05/14

How to read (or over-read) an ancient monument | Monuments of Roman Greece http://t.co/5kgoWCbch2 — rogueclassicist (@rogueclassicist) December 5, 2014 #classcon How to Be Intoxicated – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://t.co/7R4eDmqrFq...Show More Summary

Greece’s Snap Elections Increase Uncertainty About EU Future

It came as a shock to most, and certainly to markets, when Greek PM Antonis Samaras announced that presidential elections would take place on December 17th rather than in March 2015. Athens benchmark stock index fell 12.8 percent on Tuesday after the announcement late Monday...

20 Private Greek Islands are for Sale — Design News

Usually passing from generation to generation, Greece's private islands are experiencing a real estate boom with price drops and foreign interest. Some 20 islands are currently available for sale, mostly completely undeveloped. Prices range from a few million euro to upwards of €100 million. READ MORE »

Juventus: Ranking the Desirability of the Bianconeri's Potential UCL Matchups

Juventus didn't make the Champions League easy on themselves this year. A surprising and limp loss against Olympiakos in Greece presented them with a must-win situation in the return two weeks later. Win they did—but they squanderedShow More Summary

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