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Opportunity and adventure: The Greek presence in Africa

There’s no denying that Greeks are everywhere and have had a significant engagement in Africa. Their influence is evident from the first colonies in Egypt, Libya and even Tunisia From …

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A conversation with our grandparents

As each ship docked on the shores of Australia, carrying in them hundreds of young, bright eyed Greek immigrants, no one could have predicted the impact they would have on …

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Gripped by the hand of Nergal: What COVID-19 can tell us about Cyprus, copper, and collapse in the Late Bronze Age (1500-1200 BCE)

Nergal and Amarna Our tale begins in Akhetaten, the short-lived (1346-1332 BCE) city founded by the heretic king Akhenaten in the 14th century BCE. Akhenaten lived in a globalised world …

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Campaign to Protect Fairfield’s Ancient Greece Inspired Amphitheatre

A campaign is underway to obtain heritage protection for Melbourne’s iconic Ancient Greece inspired amphitheatre on the banks of the Yarra in Fairfield. It follows on the recent threats to …

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When a suffragette sailed into Imbros’ Kephalos Bay

Across my many years as a student of history, the discipline has never failed to surprise me. Truth is often stranger than fiction. Delving into the sources and records of …

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The Greek “miracle” migrants: Saluting the older generation

An inspiring tribute to the early Greek migrants was published recently in the newspaper The Australian, in which these early pioneers are described as the “miracle migrants” due to their …

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How to find mindfulness in a wine glass on the scenic route to Tyrnavos

When sommelier Angie Giannakoudakis discusses wine, she talks about a journey more than a taste. “We can’t jump on a plane (to Greece), but we can drink our way there,” …

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Greek island’s Italian lover plays key role in protecting its natural assets

Elafonisos is reputed to have two of the best beaches in Greece and tourists have come in their droves to the island to spend the day soaking up the sun …

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The Australian story of Mikis Theodorakis’ legendary song, “Zorba” is one of politics, flashmobs, Yolngu dancers

For those with only a cursory familiarity with Greece and Greek music, the name of Mikis Theodorakis, who died last week aged 96, may conjure flashbacks to the 1964 film …

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Ten things you can do to help your children cope with lockdowns

Many parents are expressing concern for the mental health of their children, especially in Victoria and New South Wales where lockdowns are continuing indefinitely so as to contain the spread …

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