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Game of Thrones Reignites the Greek Tale of Iphigeneia

Like the myths that confounded the Greeks, the latest twist in Game of Thrones has challenged its audience.

Homer’s Iliad to Become Epically Viral This Summer

One of the most brilliant epic poems in ancient history, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of Almeida Greeks Festival. Theater director Rupert Goold decided to direct "The Iliad" according to Homer's original 15,000 line epic...

Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled "Why Homer Matters," Nicolson claims that the two most important books in Western civilization are...

Homer's Odyssey And Iliad in LEGO

It is not only the Greeks that have been taught and are aware of  Homer’s works. The famous epics of the ancient Greek poet are part of the international cultural heritage. The Virtual LEGO Users Group, a group of adult fans...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to read it, it can accompany you anywhere you go, physically and mentally. A book’s ideas,...

Extension of Tourist Season for Ios

This year, the municipal authorities of Ios are trying to extend the period of receiving and hosting tourists on the island. The Aegean island can accommodate up to 6,000 people with occupancy for June and July already, but the...