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Few cross the river of time and are able to reach non-being. Most of them run up and down only on this side of the river. 28 more words


Favorite Quotes: Nikos Kazantzakis - Zorba the Greek

I underline in my books (never in a library book).  Yeah, outrageous I know, but I figure if the book is worth underlining it is worth keeping (and visa virsa).   1,046 more words

Arts And Entertainment

Thoughts on Sophocles

For some reason I only over imagined Sophocles as an old man,
serious tragedian, frowning at men like Aristophanes.

But reading Egypt, Greece and Rome by Charles Freeman… 108 more words


Nine Books to Read on a Greek Holiday

Packing for a late season holiday? Or stuck in the office yearning for the sun-drenched Greek islands? Whichever it is, here are nine books you should consider: 743 more words

Mediterranean Mondays

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