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The Beauty of Greece, 'the greatest city'

Lord Byron lived in an era of aristocracy- this is evident in his poetic personification of a ‘feminine Greece’ in his piece, The Giaour. The Anglo-Scottish poet presents a romantic paradox found through his words and in the imagery that is experienced by readers of the story that unfolds on the beautiful land that it is told on. 404 more words

Greek Hellenism (9/29)

Flash Sales

Happy to announce our -25% sales for the photographic section on our shop (I have already reduce prices from 20 euros to 15 euros). Keep in mind that this is only for the next three days, Friday plus the weekend! 33 more words


More Greek doors - Lefkas.

We are currently sailing in Greece, our last week before our yacht comes out of the water for the winter.   This morning we were in Nidri, on Lefkas, a very brash, touristy resort.   75 more words

The Doors of Monemvasia in Peloponnese, Greece

On our recent trip to Peloponnese, we planned to visit the medieval village of Monemvasia. Not only do we love this fortress with its old stone buildings and maze of cobblestone walkways, but we looked forward to seeing a family friend, an artist who owns a shop in the village. 72 more words

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Naxos: Come See Where Zeus Battled Colic

After years of talking about it we finally made it to the Greek islands. Going back over a decade these fascinating rocky, historic Mediterranean outposts has been on our list, but over and over they kept getting bumped for one reason or another. 1,764 more words

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greek hellenism

Both Lord Byron and Lady Mary admire the Hellenist past of Greece, but the way in which each one talks about it differs due to the fact that they are writing in different form. 281 more words

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#KristinaTakesEurope: Athens, Part 1

My Athens journey is a two part one, as I stopped there before island hopping and will be stopping there again between Santorini and Dublin. 442 more words

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