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The Summer Nostos Festival goes online this year

Posted by moodhacker on May 31, 2020 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

 



The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is presenting events online including fascinating discussions and cultural events to enjoy from the comfort and safety of home.

 

Among them, the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD on Friday, May 8, 12-12:45 PM, holds its weekly discussion online. This week’s theme, C...

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Acropolis with masks and social distancing

Posted by moodhacker on May 24, 2020 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Since May 18th Greece has reopened the Acropolis and all the outdoor archaeological sites throughout the country .

 

The ancient hill of Acropolis was closed to the public for sixty days due to the coronovirus...

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Zeus Xenios and Greek Philoxenia

Posted by moodhacker on May 22, 2019 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a “friend to a stranger”, is widely perceived to be synonymous to hospitality.


For Greeks it is much deeper than that. It is an unspoken cultural law that shows generosity and courtesy to strangers.


Greeks are enormously generous when inviting others to their h...

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3D Walk through the Ancient Glory in Greece

Posted by moodhacker on February 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


As you walk around the overgrown site of Ancient Olympia, birth-place of the Olympic games, you may visualize in 360º and 3D the glorious, inspiring monuments that once stood there, by using the  Mobile Optical Illusions is the market leader of AR & VR Apps for 3D Reconstructions of Archaeological Sites.

While in Olympia don’t miss to enter Virtually in the temple of Zeus and sta...

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Scent of Ancient Greece for Visitors: Walk Around Acropolis and the Athens monuments through the Botanical Greek Flora

Posted by moodhacker on May 5, 2018 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)




Micromeria Acropolitana was first collected in 1906 from the Acropolis, Athens and considered extinct until its rediscovery in 2006, a hundred years later. Today  It has survived in its original habitat, the natural rock of the hill. 


The Micromeria Acropolitana (Lamiaceae)  ...

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Meet the Evzones, the Emblem of Greece's Independence Day

Posted by moodhacker on March 25, 2018 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)






Thousands of people attended the parade throughout the Greek ciriws and the islands waving the Greek flag, while many children were dressed as tsoliades. Tsoliades, the Evzones, were the meblem of this years' celebration , which was a Nati...

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The Greek Independence Day event, White House 2018

Posted by moodhacker on March 23, 2018 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (0)



President Donald J. Trump Proclaimed March 25, 2018, as Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy,  as released by the White House and whas twitted by @realDonaldTrump on March 25 




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Yeah! Explore the Greek Cities with your SightRunning Shoes

Posted by moodhacker on March 21, 2018 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)





Forget tourist buses and pre-arranged hours for guided tours. Now all the city and its most beautiful spots are within your reach in the most economic and ecological way.


Whet...

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Free entrance on Acropolis Museum on March 25th, Greek Independence Day

Posted by moodhacker on March 20, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)




The Acropolis Museum will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, March 25, with free entrance to the permanent exhibits, the current exhibition on the Eleusinian mysteries, and other events, it said on Thursday, according to ANA


The museum will be open from 09:00 to 20:00 while ongoing events include the following:-


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The Unthinkable Treasures the Metro Works in Thessaloniki Unearthed

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)


 Clay figurines found at Station Syntrivani



More than 300,000 ancient finds have come to light following works on the Thessaloniki metro including a headless statue of Aphrodite which made headlines last week, dozens of ancient coins, mosaics and funerary structures.



A catal...

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American War Veterans Use Ancient Greek Epics, Homer's Odyssey and Iliad, to Cope

Posted by moodhacker on March 17, 2018 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)



530 BC, Homeric battle around the inanimate body of  the patrolling friend of Achilles, Patroclos,,who was fighting and killed by Hector in the war of Troy



AP reports from Burlington, Vermont that the trials of Odysseus ar...
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