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Homer Odyssey

The Odyssey at a Glance

The Odyssey of Homer is a Greek epic poem that tells of the return journey of Odysseus to the island of Ithaca from the war at Troy, which Homer related in the Iliad. In the Greek tradition, the war...

Circe, the First Witch of Greek Mythology

Witches have had a long and elaborate history, even back to ancient Greece. Thanks to Homer and his epic adventure tale the Odyssey, we met Circe, who has often been identified as the first witch in Greek mythology. Circe was...

James Joyce Insisted that Cover of “Ulysses” be the Blue of Greek Flag

Ulysses, the great modernist novel by the brilliant Irish writer James Joyce, was published exactly 100 years ago on Wednesday. Joyce, who was a noted philhellene, insisted that the cover of his tome should match the blue of the...

Extracting Medical Lessons from the Greek Past

An event entitled “Aromatic and medicinal plants as a means of perpetual development in the country” took place Tuesday, September 16, under the auspices of the Greek National Organization of Medicines and the University of Athens. The Organization's president, Dimitris...