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Greek myths stage a Hollywood comeback

Greek myths will always resonate in Hollywood and contemporary culture argues the The Los Angeles Times’ Geoff Boucher.

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…and so the circle continues

Anna Cominos reflects from Kythera on the closing of a generation’s circle with the death of her grandmother and the opening of a new cycle with the baptism of her godson.

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A bonza day for Aussies in Athens

Mike Sweet reveals what some of the Athenian Aussies are going to be doing to celebrate Australia Day.

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A Life Amphibious

Living for twelve days in a small steel capsule submerged in a flooded gravel pit, and using algae soaked in his own urine to produce the oxygen he needed to survive, isn’t everyon

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The forgotten Greeks of Eritrea

Intrepid traveller Nick Dallas travels to Eritrea in north Africa to see firsthand how this young nation is faring and to investigate what remained of a once-flourishing Greek comm

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Love and lust in antiquity

An exhibition in Athens offers an unparalleled – and at times almost pornographic – insight into the changing perceptions of Eros from the 7th century BC to Roman times.

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The first page of history

A recently released facsimile of Life in Australia, the first
book ever published about Greeks in Australia, provides a rich insight
into the individuals who shaped t

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An Irishman treasures the music of Crete

An Irish master of the Cretan lyra speaks about his journey in music of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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An Athenian Christmas tale

Sotiris Strigas talks to MIKE SWEET about spending Christmas in Athens and the unique traditions his family shares over the festive season.

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Unreliable Greek statistics are a speculator’s dream and an EU nightmare

Greece has become the laughing stock of Europe and the term “Greek statistics” is used widely and derisively, urgent reform is needed.

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