Academy of Athens
Plato’s Best (and Worst) Ideas Will Surprise You
Plato was one of the most brilliant and important minds in the history of Greece, he had some great ideas but some not very smart.
Meet The Teacher on One of Greece's Smallest Islands
Maria Faedra Tsialera is the only teacher who lives on the small island of Arkoi in Greece's Dodecanese. She keeps the primary school of the island open for the one and only student who lives there permanently. Tsialera was born...
Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century
Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor of Geology Christos Zerefos, head of the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology of...
Academy of Athens Tells Skopje to End Taking of Greek Culture
Greece's highest research institute -- the Academy of Athens -- has said Skopje needs to revise its claims to "the history, culture and symbols of our country". In an announcement on Friday it said: "The Academy of Athens has closely...
Astrophysicist Dionysios Simopoulos Receives Academy of Athens Award
Astrophysicist Dionysios Simopoulos received the Academy of Athens Award for 2015 in a luminous ceremony on Tuesday evening. A total of 39 awards were given in three categories: Sciences, Literature and Fine Arts, and Moral and Political Sciences. The astrophysicist was...
Academy of Athens Awards Writers, Historians, Musicians, Scientists
The Academy of Athens awarded writers, poets, musicians, historians and painters for their outstanding work for 2014 and lifetime achievements in a ceremony on Friday. The literature award was given to Marti Lambrou for her book "With the Handbrake Off." Best...
Academy of Athens Library Presents Its Treasures
A book stabbed by Emmanuel Rhoides in a fit of anger, letters of Eleftherios Venizelos and Dionysios Solomos, the first edition of the “Hymn to Liberty” and a notice of the Greek Revolution handwritten by Alexander Ypsilantis: these are...
Academy of Athens Awards Manos Eleftheriou
Manos Eleftheriou was honored this year by the Academy of Athens for his important artistic contribution. The notable Greek poet, songwriter and novelist Manos Eleftheriou said, "It is a pleasure and honor that I am honored by the upper spiritual...
Athens Academy Hands Out its 2013 Awards
The Academy of Athens, during its annual celebratory meeting which took place on Friday, handed out awards and praises from the Institute for 2013. The meeting began with a speech from the President of the Academy of Athens, Spiros Evangelatos,...
Theodorakis Named To Academy of Athens
After composing and conducting more than 1,000 pieces of music and known as one of Greece's greatest musical geniuses, Mikis Theodorakis was elected an Honorary Member during the plenary meeting of the Academy of Athens. He was honored for being...
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