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BBC Attempts to Rewrite Ancient Greek History!

BBC published a not so flattering article regarding ancient Greek legends. The article’s author, Armand d’Angour, associate professor of classics at the University of Oxford… 321 more words

World

Frannie Loves - Putting her Left Foot in it.

An expatriate (sometimes shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than that of the person’s upbringing. The word comes from the Latin terms ex “out of” and patria “country or fatherland”. 659 more words

Articles

The history of sex toys

We are led to believe that sex toys are a 20th century invention, becoming more popular in the 21st century and although it may be correct to say they are more popular now than ever before they are certainly not a recent invention. 661 more words

Kink

Salona - the ancient capital of Dalmatia

Driving into Split on the main road from Trogir, you pass by what appears to be a large municipal park with some ruins. Most people are probably too busy watching the traffic to pay much attention. 1,562 more words

Culture

Music is Healing -

Music has long been used as a healing remedy – there are accounts of the healing powers of music in the Bible. The Ancient Greek also believed in music as a healer – Apollo was the god of music and healing. 207 more words

God

The Greek Foundation

Recently just came across a very interesting ogranization that promotes Greek culture and Greekeness across the globe – The Greek Foundation.

I found it very inspiring and discovered various artists, photographers, designers who create amazing pieces! 102 more words

Greece

PERSEUS A COMMON HERO FOR G(R)EAKS AND PERSIANS

The Mythical Origins of the Medes and the Persians

Pietro Vannicelli

DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693979.003.0011

This chapter considers the rich set of traditions Herodotus reports about the origins of the Medes and the Persians. 593 more words

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