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"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”

-Plato, philosopher, Greek

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Greek manuscripts from the British Library online

The British Library has digitised and made over 900 Greek manuscripts available online. They are available for viewing as high resolution colour images. 26 more words

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New Ancient Greek City Discovered

Research and excavations by researchers from Gothenburg University are uncovering a previously unknown Greek city. The site has been discovered 5 hours north of Athens near the village of Vlochós. 181 more words

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The Women of Ancient Sparta

There is much speculation about the character of Spartan Women. They are often viewed as strong, determined and powerful. This perception stems from the ability they had to hold more rights and experience more privileges than Greek women of other city-states. 320 more words

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Attic Greek Resources

I’m in the midst of staging a slow comeback right now. After neglecting my Greek studies since graduating, I’ve decided to remedy this situation. Attic is not easy and it is easy to forget one of the six principal parts of any given verb or the ending of some rarely seen participle. 426 more words

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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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