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Mythology About Ancient Greek Gods

The Greeks Gods Mythology believed in many gods: they were polytheistic (PA-lee-thee-ISS-tick). It is impossible to say how many Ancient Greek gods there were, because different Greeks Gods worshipped different gods. 322 more words

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Civilisation and Culture - Incompatible Bedfellows?

This is a talk I gave at the World Philosophical Forum in Athens on 1 October, 2014

The road to world civilisation and global citizenship seems to get bumpier with every passing year. 1,923 more words

What do the Elgin Marbles, genes, donkeys and traffic accidents have in common?

 

After entertaining a number of visitors during early and mid-September, we were tourists ourselves recently when we joined Sheila’s Canadian second cousin, Norm and his wife, Loni in Athens for a long weekend of sightseeing, museums and just taking in the atmosphere. 1,360 more words

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Facts About Ancient Greek Culture

Ancient Greek Culture was the birthplace of Western civilisation about 4000 years ago. Ancient Greece produced many magnificent achievements in areas of government, science, philosophy and the arts that still influence our lives. 585 more words

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September in Crete

I was reminded by a friend that news from Crete had been conspicuous by its absence in the last few weeks, with the exception of a comment on the referendum in Scotland by John. 1,255 more words

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