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BY Stella Thomas

| Apr 06, 2021


Musing on the Greek Legacy in the Shadow of the Acropolis

How the ancient Greek virtues of wisdom, courage, moderation, and justice continue to inspire us in these challenging and uncertain times.

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BY Hayley Prokos

| Nov 27, 2018


Autumn in Pylos: An Expat’s View of the Battle of Navarino Re-Enacted

On a balmy Saturday night in late October, I sat comfortably on the small yacht of a family friend, staring from the Ionian into the Bay of Navarino waiting intently for one of the ships in the bay to burst into flames. But, that’s not what happened – at least, not initially. Two vessels first positioned themselves strategically and then circled one another like boxers in a ring. As the shadowy…

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BY Amber Charmei

| Aug 10, 2018


Homecoming, Greek-Style

The feast day of the church of a Greek village is not just the main event in the year’s social calendar; it’s a time to revive memories, to celebrate family and traditional culture, and to preserve this heritage for generations to come. In Greece, people celebrate their name days – the feast day of the saint for whom they are named. Towns and cities do the same, marking the celebration…

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BY Alex Waltner

| Mar 16, 2018


35 Reasons to Visit Greece at Least Once in your Life

Want to visit Greece? Good choice! It’s a fantastic country that offers everything from beaches and islands to culture and history as well as delicious food and friendly locals. If you haven’t yet been to Greece, here are 35 reasons why I think everyone should visit Greece at least once in their life!

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BY Nikos Konstandaras

| May 31, 2016


So, It’s True. Aristotle Did Exist…

Last Thursday, the server hosting Kathimerini English Edition’s website ( crashed under the weight of visitors from across the world. The reason for the unprecedented interest was an announcement by a Greek archaeologist that a monumental grave excavated in 1996 at Stageira, the birthplace of Aristotle

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BY Amanda Michalopoulou

| Oct 30, 2015


Naxos: Embracing the Power of Observation

A weekend at Naxos From my schoolbooks I remembered that Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades and also that this is where Theseus abandoned Ariadne after she helped him slay the Minotaur in Crete. What I saw is a self-sufficient island, one of those places where you forget that Greece is in crisis.

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