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"The Palace" - A poem by Alcaeus

Alcaeus (c. 620 BC-6th century BC), was an Ancient Greek lyric poet who supposedly invented the Alcaic verse. He was included in the canonical list of nine lyric poets by the scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria. 254 more words


Κριτική για την νουβέλα του Μισέλ Φάις 'Lady Cortisol'

[βιβλιοκρισία στην καθημερινή εφημερίδα Ελευθερία του Τύπου στις 11 Ιουνίου 2017]

Στην καινούργια νουβέλα του Μισέλ Φάις ένας άντρας και μιά γυναίκα συνευρίσκονται ψυχαναλυτικά, ανακριτικά, ερωτικά ή διαφορετικά σε κάποιο ασαφές Γκρι Στούντιο.

Greek Literature

Western Civilization - Aristotle and Spartan Society Lesson 25

In my Western Civilization class, my instructor Tom Woods, assigned us to answer the following two questions.

Why was Aristotle a significant figure? Aristotle was one of the first of the great thinkers to systematize philosophy and science. 267 more words

Ron Paul Curriculum.

A "Scary" Story

Here is a random “scary” story in honour of Halloween/Samhain/Day of the Dead (etc) that happened this week. I find in interesting that this ancient Greek folktale is so similar to one of the Grimm German ones. 47 more words


Crows and Early Greek Poetry

Today I’m going to write about the crow in early Greek poetry, for no real reason other than that I happen to like crows.

The word that most frequently seems to mean ‘crow’ in early Greek poetry is κορώνη. 969 more words

Greek And Roman Civilisation

Coinage, Money, and Hesiod

Coinage was invented sometime in the seventh century BCE, probably in Lydia in Asia Minor. It was adopted by the numerous Greek settlements around the coast of Asia Minor, and then by the Greek settlements of the mainland some time in the 6th century. 1,264 more words

Greek And Roman Civilisation

Book 2, Part 2.1: Thersites Gets a Bad Rap

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You can definitely see the #problemsofclass happening here. Thersites, we are told, is this ugly, misshapen, horrible person. 166 more words