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Siracusa, mon amour--

Well now, here we are soakin’ up the sunshine of Siracusa on the southeast coast of Sicily. . .mmm, aaaah!  Maybe if we spend more time here then we might start learning about how tough life is here for the locals, but I gotta tell ya, I don’t feel anything tough here at the moment.   167 more words


Jim Londos, 1939

Jim Londos, “The Golden Greek” (1897 – 1975) was born Christos Theofilou in Argos, Greece. He was a Greek professional wrestler and one of the most popular stars who performed on the professional wrestling circuit during the Great Depression. 539 more words


The Hellenistic World. Four schools of Philosophy: Cynics, Skeptics, Epicureans, Stoicism

The Hellenistic World

The history of the Greek-speaking world in antiquity may be divided into three periods: that of the free City States, which was brought to an end by Philip and Alexander; that of the Macedonians domination, of which the last remnant was extinguished by the Roman annexation of Egypt after the death of Cleopatra; and finally that of the Roman Empire. 1,740 more words


Love is...

Please excuse my embarrassing collection of un-opened emails (that’s nothing- I actually have over 2000 un-opened when you look using a computer but I guess my phone couldn’t quite deal with that). 787 more words


Gold IRA investing

What Ancient Greeks Knew About IRA That You Still Don’t
What You Should Have Asked Your Teachers About Finance
Why Everything You Know About Finance Is A Lie

Maria Callas on the beach, 1956

Maria Callas
(1923 – 1977), was an American-born Greek soprano and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. 720 more words