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Is Ukraine’s Zelensky an Unlikely Leonidas Facing Onslaught?

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky rejects the notion that he is similar to King Leonidas of the Spartans, who faced down the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae in the year 480 BC. "I don't want Ukraine's history to be a...

The Most Famous Greek Person that Ever Lived

Who is the most famous Greek ever? This the perennial question that often occurs among Greeks, philhellenes and historians. Of course there is no one answer to this question. There are many famous Greeks who lived in the past 2,500...

The Decline of Sparta — As Seen Through its Food

Athenaeus of Naucratis in his famous work "Deipnosophists", stated sarcastically that the fault of the decline of Sparta lay with its cooks, who because of the influence of the Roman Empire, lost the ability to prepare the traditional recipes...

New Sparta Museum, Amphitheater to Open in Connecticut

The University of Connecticut will soon open a new Sparta museum on its campus which will be dedicated to the ancient Greek city-state.

How Molon Labe is Distorted by QAnon and the Gun Lobby

By Dean Argiris As Greeks we all know the story. My maternal papou was a proud Spartan and so the story of King Leonidas and his 300 personal guards was akin to a bedtime story for me. It got to the...

Ted Cruz Is No Leonidas

Opinion by Mark Arey Ted Cruz wants you to think he is a hero. His appearance on the floor of the Senate and his appearance at the inauguration sporting the Gonzales Flag on his facemask have raised more than a...

Ted Cruz Is No Leonidas

Opinion by Mark Arey Ted Cruz wants you to think he is a hero. His appearance on the floor of the Senate and his appearance at the inauguration sporting the Gonzales Flag on his facemask have raised more than a...