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‘Socrates Now’: An Interactive Performance That Brings Us Up Against Ourselves

The Greek Theater of New York (EllinikoThεatro) and Visionary Culture present "Socrates Now," an interactive performance that has traveled to 20 countries and has...

German Newspaper Depicts Socrates Holding His Head Over Greek Crisis

German newspaper Bild has photoshopped a statue of Socrates holding his head in despair as Greece enters a new crisis similar to the one...

Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Were Legally Just

Over the centuries, historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody of that time, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to...

Ancient Greek Sites Desecrated By Football Fans’ Graffiti

Unknown perpetrators spray-painted football slogans on the remains of the famous Athenian "Long Walls," inspired originally by Athenian politician and general Themistocles and built after Xerxes'...

Woody Allen: It’s a Pity we Read About Greek Crisis and not Plato or...

"Instead of Plato and Socrates, we read about Greece's economic disaster," said top American director Woody Allen while in Cannes to promote his new film...

Greece’s Biggest Brain Drain Since the Time of Socrates

Greece is losing its priceless human capital as the economic crisis continues, which is leading to the biggest brain drain in history since the...

Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in...
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Support the Restoration of the Ancient Agora of Athens (VIDEO)

The Leontida Foundation as part of its activities to promote Greek history, culture and democracy invites you to spread and support the campaign for...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

What Is It Like to Be Greek?

Over the last few years, so many controversial things have been heard of poverty-stricken Greece since the economic crisis broke out. Rise in the...

Jailed Junta Leader Gets Hero’s Funeral

Nikolaos Dertilis, the last junta leader, who died in prison without showing any remorse for his actions, including the execution of a 20-year-old man...

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