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What Can Thucydides and the Plague of Athens Teach Us in Coronavirus Times?

By Chris Mackie, Professor of Classics, La Trobe University* The coronavirus is concentrating our minds on the fragility of human existence in the face of...

Play About the Peloponnesian War to Be Presented in Aishylia Festival

Elefsina celebrates culture and art hosting for the 42nd year in a row the Aishylia Festival. This year the festival takes place from June...

Amphipolis: The Eldorado of Ancient Greece

The tomb of Amphipolis has made an impression across the world for its large size. However, ancient Amphipolis was a powerful city with big, tall...

Ebola Virus: A 2,500-Year-Old Ancient Greek Story

The epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus in countries of West Africa is out of control, but it can be halted, said...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to...

Thissio Square to Be Renamed

Thissio Square will be renamed into Jacqueline de Romilly, in honor of the Hellenist and member of the French Academy Jacqueline de Romilly. The decision...

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