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
To the leaders of the European Union who warn that Greece might soon be expelled from their midst, Lydia Lenossi has an ancient reminder.
The legacy of political steadfastness and deadlock discussions between the Greek government and the Troika are fast becoming visible on the streets of Greece.
What exactly is My Little Pony teaching your kids about the ancient Greeks and Romans?
Ancient Greece was not only the birthplace of democracy, but also a deathbed of reason when a jury of 500 citizens condemned Socrates to die by hemlock poisoning for his impious attitude toward the order of the day. Defiant to the end, the philosopher voluntarily drank the poison himself in a suicidal display of dignity. Show More Summary
In the land that gave the world the ancient Stoics, Konstantina Mantziorou was doing her best impression of a modern one as she sat outside her two small shops Wednesday.
This is one of the worst weeks in the long, ancient history of Greece The venerable country, which gave birth to democracy as we know it, is broke — without a bailout, without any financial lifelines, and without the sympathy of European leaders, who are openly exasperated with Greece's leaders For Europe, this is a defining time in its identity. Show More Summary
Strapped for cash in crisis-hit Greece but desperate to visit the Acropolis? Tourists faced with empty ATMs need not despair, visitors to the ancient site can now pay by card for the first time. People have long been asking to be able...Show More Summary
Man hair... perhaps the phrase produces a response in you... it did in ancient Egypt and Greece where there was great emphasis placed upon the appearance of a hairless body. Men and women often went to great lengths to achieve this state by shaving their body hair with pumice stones and razors. Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It is somewhat amusing that the word ‘crisis’ originates from Ancient Greece. It’s actually a medical term; Hippocrates wrote extensively about ‘crisis’ being the key turning point in disease progression– the time at which it either overcomes the patient, or it subsides. Show More Summary
It sounds a bit odd these days but economics was actually invented by the Greeks. Back then, in ancient Greece, the ethos of economics was to keep the house in… Continue reading The post Greece’s service economy is no match for Germany’s mercantile one appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The walking dead roamed ancient imaginations long before they found their way to your television, and the concept was far less fringe in ancient times. So say researchers inspecting 2,905 burials at the Greek colony of Kamarina in southeastern Sicily. Writing in the journal Popular Archaeology, University of Pittsburgh...
Might the first recorded Ebola outbreak have occurred not in Africa less than 40 years ago but, rather, more than 2,400 years ago, in ancient Greece? That’s what one professor of infectious diseases and history now suggests.Read full article >>
The financial crisis facing modern Greece is grabbing daily headlines. At the same time, ancient Greece is also captivating our attention. Juliette Binoche is Antigone, Helen McCrory has been Medea. The Almeida Theatre in London started its ancient Greece season with an event entitled “Why Greeks...
Michigan professor suggested that the Ebola virus roots lies in Ancient Greece.
I recently released a book, Cooking and Eating Wisdom for Better Health, which awakens people to the ancient Greek wisdoms for cooking and eating for better health and longevity. In ancient Greece they practiced "wisdom healing" -- using...Show More Summary
An action role-playing game set in Ancient Greece and Egypt, Titan Quest is PC game that received pretty decent reviews when it launched in 2006. Now it’s heading to iOS, thanks to developer DotEmu. Says Pocket Gamer: Titan Quest charges players with taking the role of a hero to fight monsters in classical settings like Ancient Greece and Egypt. Show More Summary
Hooray !! "Bonhams Returns Ancient Hermes Head Illegally Smuggled Out of Greece" ("an ancient marble head depicting the god Hermes, returned to Greece on Monday from Bonhams auction house as the product of illegal antiquities smuggling"),...Show More Summary
The Canadian Museum of History debuts its huge, dazzling exhibit, a look at the lives behind the ancient Greeks who have held our imaginations in thrall The post Gaze upon the eyes of ancient Greece appeared first on Macleans.ca.
June/July/August 2015 Table of Contents Editor’s Note: Ancient Greece's Middle-Out Strategy by Paul Glastris Tilting at Windmills Paying Providence... Journalists not jailbirds... Live from New York, it's election...