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Pyrrhus, a Pyrrhic Victory and the rise of Epiros in the Hellenistic Age

Epiros, is a place of geographical contrasts. The high mountains and winding roads that take you across terrain that only shepherds and trekkers seem to traverse with ease. Then you …

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Historic commemoration of WWI Australian nurses held on Lemnos

This month saw a unique event held on the northern Aegean Island of Lemnos. For the first time the landing of the Australian nurses on Lemnos during the Gallipoli campaign …

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Asia under the Seleucids, a Hellenic Empire

As someone focused on documenting Hellenic history across the world, am grateful that most Hellenic territories are of a manageable size. There is one that was huge, a headache to …

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The Ghosts of Methoni

The traveller interested in history is spoilt for choice in Greece as one travels across the expanse of its mainland and further to its many islands. The physical legacy of …

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100 years in a lifetime and a marker of modern Greek history

Pelagia Iakovidou (née Pavlidou), recently turned 100. Her long life is part of the narrative of modern Greek history. Still in her mother’s womb in the summer of 1922, her …

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Emmanuel Dakis: The Legend of Chapel Street

“I don’t want to exist. I want to live!” Emmanuel Dakis, the tailor of Chapel street, once said in an interview to Aron Lewin. This phrase sums up how the …

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A journey to a new Ithaca: the Ithacan Philanthropic Society

Sitting one story above Elizabeth Street’s bustling commercial strip, Ithaca House has since 1958 been the club rooms of the Ithacan Philanthropic Society. Established in 1916 as a community organisation …

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Aeschylus’ The Persians at Epidvaros – A Triumph

As a lover of classical civilisation, who read and studied classical drama both at secondary school and Monash University in Melbourne, a trip to Greece in summer would not be …

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Greek summer 2022: Back after a while? Things I noticed as a local

My last summertime memories in Greece date back to 2019, just before the ‘C’ word hit. I was one of the lucky ones who got a taste of Greek summer …

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Argos, a visit to the oldest city in mainland Europe

Argos is one of the oldest cities in mainland Europe but also a modern city with attractions and places that interest every visitor. The reason for this brief reference to …

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