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Dialogue

Παραμύθια

Dean Kalimniou’s daughter’s love of a παραμύθι (fairy tale) is understandable, but the Greeks who revel in the tales of newfound Hellenism, not so much.

Sport

Spartans second best

The Hawthorn Spartans lost the Grand Final at Sportscover Arena, Elsternwick for the second consecutive year.

News

Sensual fresco of Zeus and Leda discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

Archaeologists have found a fresco depicting Jupiter in the form of a swan and Leda, the legendary Spartan queen being impregnated by the god; a fairly common decoration theme in …

Life

‘Ultramarathon Man’ takes on Spartathlon movie

Greek American athlete follows in the footsteps of Pheidippides.

News

Locals see red over defaced Leonidas

Community members and traders are upset over a defaced Leonidas image on the cover of urban guide Grid Maps for Brunswick, Victoria.

Dialogue

Ancient Greek democracy and democracy in the upcoming elections are two separate things

Democracy – the English word – is, as every schoolgirl knows, of ancient Greek derivation. Democracy – the thing – as it is practised around the world today is quite …

Sport

Con Terzoglou: Best and fairest

The Hawthorn Spartans officially celebrated their inaugural season last Friday with their inaugural best and fairest award’s evening.

News

New battle for Leonidas

The erection of the statue of ancient Spartan King Leonidas on Sparta Place in Brunswick has caused an uproar amongst some local traders and Greek community representatives.

Ancient Greece: 42.195 Km and counting!

Cambridge Fellow Michael C Scott examines the length of Pheideppides’ fatal run to let all know that the Athenians had beat the Persians at the Battle of Marathon.

Features

Once we were warriors

The region of Laconia may be known for its militant past, but as Despina Meris finds, today it is a peaceful place to explore a bygone era.