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Philostratus

The gods perceive what lies in the future, and mortals, what occurs in the present, but wise men apprehend what is imminent. — Philostratus, Life of Apolloniur of Tyans… 28 more words

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January blues and Spring hopes

We’re just back in Crete after a long trip to the UK. We spent Christmas in London with Graham and Emily and her family.

Bruce and Cathy were great hosts and organised a splendid celebration. 1,236 more words

Crete

4th Greek Dinner Around the World Jan 15th

The 4th Greek Dinner Around the World is on January 15th, 2017. Join to the world’s largest dinner party celebrating the Greek people, culture and influences that have shaped our world today. 330 more words

Greece

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Euripides

 Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream. — Euripides, Herakles (c. 416 BCE)

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Horace

The aim of the poet is to inform or delight, or to combine together, in what he says, both pleasure and applicability to life. In instructing, be brief in what you say in order that your readers may grasp it quickly and retain it faithfully. 31 more words

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C.P. Cavafy

On hearing about powerful love, respond, be moved
like an aesthete. Only, fortunate as you’ve been,
remember how much your imagination created for you.
This first, and then the rest—the lesser loves— 45 more words

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The Early Christian Church and Greek Culture

Early Christian figures like Minucius Felix, contrary to popular thought, did not reject the idea of incorporating Greek classics into Christianity. Their view was that these Greeks were making their way towards the ultimate goal: the teachings of Jesus. 472 more words

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