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'Zorba The Greek' by Nikos Kazantzakis

When I finished the book, I poured myself a glass of Kritiko red wine, baked a handful of chestnuts then remained still and thoughtful at the table. 384 more words

Book Review

TLG gets an update!

Apparently I’ve been lying to my students for years: the TLG does not have every Greek literary text from antiquity. Except maybe now it does… 40 more words

General Resources

Literary Representations of a Society in Crisis: the Students’ Point of View

Venetia Apostolidou, University of Thessaloniki

In winter semester 2013-14 I taught a seminar at the School of Elementary Education of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki entitled “Representations of society in Modern Greek fiction”. 1,295 more words


Euthyphro by Plato (trans. G.M.A. Grube)

While heading to court to answer charges of corrupting the youth, Socrates meets up with Euthyphro who is reporting his father for murder. Many believe Euthyphro crazy to prosecute his own father. 895 more words

Cheating with the Greeks.

Ok, I’ll ‘fess up, while I may be earnestly hacking at the rockface of Proust, I picked Sophocles’ ‘The Theban Plays’ to write about because I studied them at school. 367 more words