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Jimbo's Greek Restaurant & Bar

Not this past Saturday, but the one before that – I visited Jimbos Greek Restaurant | Astoria. Thank you, Jimbo’s, for the invite. And might I summarize, a nice and quiet family dinner. 685 more words

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"The spirit of creation is an excruciating, intricate exploration from within the soul.”

“Artists create out of a sense of desolation. The spirit of creation is a excruciating, intricate exploration from within the soul.”

– El Greco, Greek, painter

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Modern Olympian Phelps - greatest title holder of all time

Champion American swimmer Michael Phelps has broken a 2000 year old Ancient Olympic record after competing in the Rio Olympics this week. 122 more words

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Excavations in Greece reveal possible human sacrifice to Zeus.

Excavations on Mount Lykaion, a remote location overlooking the Peloponnese, and believed to be the birthplace of Zeus have revealed the skeleton of a teenager. 192 more words

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Weaponry of the Army of Phillip II of Macedon – the Sarissa

The sarissa was a long pike used by the infantry of Phillip II (King of Macedonia 359 – 336BC). 253 more words

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Elgin Marbles controversy

When the British Empire ruled much of the world, many artifacts and artworks, including reliefs and statues from the Parthenon in Athens known as the Elgin Marbles, were taken to Britain. 157 more words

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"You must ...guard the original style that beats within your soul and...

“You must study the Masters but guard the original style that beats within your soul and put to sword those who would try to steal it.”

– El Greco, painter, Greek

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