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What I learned from my grandfather

I would like to share with you an article from a very good friend of mine who recently lost her grandfather. This article personally touched me a lot especially because reminds me the way that my grandmother has also taught me about life. 772 more words


“My Grandfather’s People” (Dedemin insanlari)

“My Grandfather’s People” (Dedemin insanlari)
Dir: Çagan Irmak, Turkey

2011 Sunday, October 9, 2016 @3 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland Campus

This Turkish film is a popular drama about the ethnic Turks, who had lived for generations in Greece, who were forced to migrate to Turkey during the population exchange at the end of the WW I. 166 more words


Greek and Roman Culture

Greece and Rome (Chapters 4,5, and 6): Greek culture is the origin of Roman civilization. Write an essay describing a) the relationships between the two cultures, b) the significance of both cultures, and c) the art of both cultures and what the art tells us about these cultures. 38 more words

Yiannis Ritsos

Under the lukewarm water of night I held
the hand of sleep and the sense of forgetting
the texture of the blanket and of the wall. 33 more words


Nikos Kazantzakis

A prophet is the one who, when everyone else despairs, hopes. And when everyone else hopes, he despairs. You’ll ask me why. It’s because he has mastered the Great Secret: that the Wheel turns. 15 more words


CFP: Greek Culture and Interaction in the Levant 4th cent. BC – 7th cent. CE

Organiser: ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies
Location: Oxford University, UK
Dates: 10 – 11 July 2017

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Forty Fourth International Conference on the Greek Culture and Interaction in the Levant 4th cent. 113 more words

Call For Papers

The Greek culture made Awesome

I have always been a fan of the Greek culture and I was first introduced to this book series and instantly fell in love with it. 395 more words

Percy Jackson