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The Benefits of Oregano Oil

“Delight of the Mountains”! Oregano Oil has long been associated with health and well being going back to ancient Greece.  Used for its Cancer prevention agents it also has eight times the cell cell reinforcements than apples and three times as much as blueberries. Show More Summary

PHOTOS: Why Were These Half-Naked Spartans Forcibly Subdued By Police?

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

This. Is. Sparta China! And in Beijing, unlike ancient Greece or the bedroom walls of sexually confused frat boys, a giant crowd of scantily clad beefcakes is going to cause something of a commotion. That’s what salad delivery company (just salads?!) Sweetie’s Salads was hoping for, anyway. They hired a big group of Western (read: white) models […]

Thanks to a lame leg, King Philip II's body identified in ancient tomb

By examining dusty bones pulled from the bottom of an ancient tomb, researchers say they've identified the remains of King Philip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great, in a tomb in Vergina, Greece, along with his wife and a child.

The Historian and the Greek Crisis

As a historian who has spent most of his life studying the ancient and Medieval Greek world in a serious way, the recent financial and political crisis in Greece has caused me more than a little anxiety. That the most recent paroxysm took place while I was in Greece and working away on an archaeological… Read More ?

The Exceptionalism, Greatness and Immortality of Ancient Greece

By the time of the Greek Revolution of 1821, Greece had gone through some four centuries of brutal Turkish military occupation. The effects of tyranny on Greece were catastrophic. The country was depopulated and in ruins. Yet, even is...Show More Summary

Lessons for Greece in a Bottle of Beer

The intellectual legacy of ancient Greece deserves to influence more than the names of streets and the slogans of politicians intent on comparing Germans to cavemen.

Genevieve Roberts, Google Effect: is technology making us stupid?

Genevieve Roberts, Google Effect: is technology making us stupid?: The perennial question: are our tools making us dumber? Since Socrates made this argument in ancient Greece (regarding the impact of written language on people’s ability...Show More Summary

What explains the glory that was Greece? Actually, sound economic policy

Where and how did the ancient Greeks gain the wealth with which to build a culture that became central to the modern world? If Greece had once been prosperous, why is it no longer? Photo by Alkis Konstantinidis/REUTERS Editor’s Note:...Show More Summary

6 Things Investors Need to Know About Greece's New Bailout

APOne of the stars of a European Union flag is seen in front of the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. By Lou Carlozo If the Greek government were a football team, then it just threw a Hail Mary pass to pull...Show More Summary

Ancient Greeks’ Answer to Today’s Crisis

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Greece's real deficit? Knowledgeable citizens and accountable institutions.

12 fascinating facts about the majority of Greeks

Greece has rich ancient history and Mediterranean beauty, but lately it's been in the news because because of its economic upheaval. While more than 60% of Greek voters rejected a proposed bailout deal during Sunday's referendum, the...Show More Summary

The depth of Greece's banking crisis is making history

From the Parthenon looming over the capital city to ancient art throughout the country, Greece is steeped in history. Now, the depth of the nation's banking crisis has become a part of that history, and it's only getting more infamous. Research...Show More Summary

108 Greeks Executed For Abusing The Welfare System

Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, Thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece, it was a commonly held belief that the gods walked the earth among us humans. And that perhaps even Zeus himself might show up at your doorstep disguised as a vagabond. Show More Summary

Aeschylus Addresses Europe’s Boat-People Crisis

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

As desperate refugees fleeing African and Middle Eastern war zones drown in the Mediterranean and flood Italy, Greece, and Malta, a director uses Syracuse’s ancient Greek amphitheater to stage The Suppliants, about a much earlier group of Egyptians seeking asylum.

The Greek Leadership Tragedy: Why Greece Needs A Leader Who'll Help Them Grow Up

Greece may be the home of ancient civilization, but at some point it's people must stop living off their history and grow up. Greece needs a leader with courage to do whatever needs to be done to write a new chapter. Delay and denial will exact an increasingly steeper toll.

Greeks reject the rule of Europe's gods of austerity

In the mythology of ancient Greece, a host of vain, impetuous, vindictive gods ruled over human affairs and were quick to punish any mortal who dared to defy their whims. Modern Greeks seem to believe not much has changed, except the gods who hold sway in their lives are not Zeus, Ares and Aphrodite,...

Why Greece Needs Its Classics More Than Ever

Throughout the Greek crisis, all voices in the heated debate have agreed on one point: Classical references make you sound smart. From EU leader Donald Tusk warning of Sophoclean tragedy, to comparisons between Tsipras and ancient demagogues,...Show More Summary

Leave the Ballot Blank -- The Greek Choice for Europe

Tragedy is the art of the bad choice. It is an art wedded to politics, where the possible, and thus the impossible, reign over the good. Ancient Greece was the crucible for both. From such invention and fire Europeans -- Germans with...Show More Summary

For many Greeks, a 'no' vote on bailout deal doesn't mean no to the EU

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the leaders of the European Union who warn that Greece might soon be expelled from their midst, Lydia Lenossi has an ancient reminder.

Greferendum: Will the EU Become Ancient History?

The legacy of political steadfastness and deadlock discussions between the Greek government and the Troika are fast becoming visible on the streets of Greece.

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