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The Iliad by Homer

The Iliad is truly a timeless classic. A story of war and power struggle among men who are fearless barbaric super-heros – with huge egos and bionic strength.   12 more words

Book Review

Digging for Treasure at an Old Bookstore in Athens

Old books is my crack.

And there isn’t a better place to find nostalgia than an old bookstore. Surrounded by hundreds of years of history, sciences, arts and culture, an old bookstore is a window to a different time. 1,245 more words

Old Books

Sophocles, The Complete Plays

The Complete Plays by Sophocles
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It is never a bad time to get right with the classics. After having read… 2,375 more words


Too Close to the Sun

Out of all the different eras of literature, I’ve always loved Greek the best. It is filled with myths and legends and tales of epic proportions. 373 more words


The theme of the story Antigone is which is more important, the law or what you know is right? The law is more important because in the bible God says to submit and obey authority. 329 more words

A Homage to Greek Literature

A few months ago, I came to a dreadful realisation while I was browsing my bookshelves: the number of Greek literary pieces that I have read thus far is painfully lower than any English/American or Japanese ones. 1,146 more words

Greece in the news: The Thucydides 'trap'?

The Atlantic has a not-quite-fearmongering think piece this month. It’s about war between “a rising and a ruling power”, and its academic authors have dubbed the situation “The Thucydides trap”. 561 more words

Greek History