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Aristotle’s Lyceum in central Athens opens to the public

Aristotle’s Lyceum in central Athens opens to the public

Aristotle tutoring Alexander , by J.L.G Ferris , 1895 Aristotle’s Lyceum, believed to have been established as the ancient philosopher’s seat of learning in 335 BC, opened to the public on Wednesday after years of preparations. The Lyceum, an 11,000 sq.m. plot located between the Athens Conservatory and the Byzantine Museum, was brought to light by archaeologist Effi Lygouri in […]

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International Appeal By Greek Archaeologists

International Appeal By Greek Archaeologists

A 57” spot to support the international campaign by S.E.A. (Greek Archaeologists Association) against the IMF / E.U. cuts in Culture ( in GREECE -and not only there..!.)  Inspired by the recent museum thefts in Athens and Olympia. 19.000 archaeological sites in danger. ACT NOW. MONUMENTS HAVE NO VOICE. THEY MUST HAVE YOURS. http://www.facebook.com/AssociationOfGreekArchaeologistsAgainstImfCuts  S.E.A. ARCHAEOLOGISTS

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Macedonia News : Psomiadis says he was ill-treated in FYROM

Macedonia News : Psomiadis says he was ill-treated in FYROM

    Macedonia News – Makis Psomiadis, the businessman and soccer club owner at the heart of an investigation into a match-fixing scandal, was remanded in custody at Korydallos Prison in Athens on Tuesday, after being handed over to Greek authorities on Monday by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). “I wanted to return to Greece. I was not treated […]

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Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in ancient Greece (Athens, Sparta, Macedon)

by David Wilson Part one of a two part series for BBC4, preseted by Dr Michael Scott of Darwin College, Cambridge. Shot in Athens, Sparta, Macedon and the UK, the film explores the intense debate about luxury which went on throughout the classical period, and which has many echoes in our own time [vimeo clip_id=”25556379″]

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Article by Foreign Ministry spokesman Delavekouras in the Athens “Sunday Ethnos” (7 April 2011)

Article by Foreign Ministry spokesman Delavekouras in the Athens “Sunday Ethnos” (7 April 2011)

Recent days have seen a re-emergence of the issue of a Greek withdrawal from the Interim Accord. In fact, the ‘failure’ of the Karamanlis and Papandreou governments to withdraw from the Interim Accord with FYROM has been called “criminal neglect of national interest”. This view was expressed in November of 2008, seven months after NATO’s Bucharest summit and following the […]

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London Wikileaks Cables:HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE

London Wikileaks Cables:HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE

HMG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE WITH ATHENS AND SKOPJE ON “MACEDONIA” NAME/NATO ACCESSION ISSUE Passed to the Telegraph by WikiLeaks 9:06PM GMT 04 Feb 2011 Ref ID: 08LONDON1112 Date: 4/18/2008 14:00 Origin: Embassy London Classification: CONFIDENTIAL Destination: 08STATE40462 Header: VZCZCXYZ0000OO RUEHWEBDE RUEHLO #1112 1091400ZNY CCCCC ZZHO 181400Z APR 08FM AMEMBASSY LONDONTO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8305INFO RUEHZG/NATO EU COLLECTIVE PRIORITYRUEHSQ/AMEMBASSY SKOPJE […]

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Bible Cities:Ancient Berea

Bible Cities:Ancient Berea

  Berea in Easton’s Bible Dictionary: a city of Macedonia to which Paul with Silas and Timotheus went when persecuted at Thessalonica (Acts 17:10, 13), and from which also he was compelled to withdraw, when he fled to the sea-coast and thence sailed to Athens (14, 15). Sopater, one of Paul’s companions belonged to this city, and his conversion probably took […]

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“Greece: Birthplace of the modern world?” By Paul Cartledge

“Greece: Birthplace of the modern world?” By Paul Cartledge

  BFR92R The Acropolis, Athens, Greece as it would have appeared in ancient times. Photograph: Classic Image/Alamy   Greece: Birthplace of the modern world? It had paid-up intellectuals and progressive politics, yet ancient Greece was less civil than we are inclined to remember, says Paul Cartledge  Sunday 7 November 2010 12.00 GMT E pluribus unum: “out of many – one”. […]

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Market for Ancient Greek Art Remains Robust

Market for Ancient Greek Art Remains Robust

  The uncertainty of the financial markets amid the current recession has had a direct effect on the worldwide fine art market. However, one area of the art market has remained not only resilient but robust. Ancient Art, or antiquities, the term used to describe the art and artifacts of the ancient civilizations of the old world (i.e., Mesopotamia, Egypt, […]

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FYROM move ticks off Athens

FYROM move ticks off Athens

October 12, 2010 Diplomats in Athens were vexed yesterday by the latest proposal by Antonio Milososki, foreign minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), according to which FYROM should be allowed to begin negotiations with officials in Brussels for accession to the European Union while bilateral talks aimed at solving a dispute over the Balkan country’s name continue […]

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