What Witches From Ancient Greece Tell Us About Modern Witchcraft
From ancient Greece through Puritan New England, witches functioned as easy targets for cultural anxieties about gender, power, and mortality. By Joel Christensen Living on the North Shore in Boston in the fall brings the gorgeous turning of the leaves and...
The Twenty Most Famous Movies Based on Greek Mythology
These timeless stories from ancient Greece or Greek mythology have been reinterpreted for modern audiences in engaging and beloved movies.
The Deadliest Femme Fatales in Ancient Greek Mythology
There are many strong and powerful women, or femme fatales, who became known for their ruthlessness and cunning ways in Greek mythology, such as Circe, Clytemnestra, and Medea. These women were powerful and often deadly forces despite the fact that Greek...
Euripides’ Medea and Her Terrible Revenge Against the Patriarchy
Euripides’ dismissal by some as a misogynist sits uncomfortably alongside his complex and sympathetic female characters. By Paul Salmond The Athenian poet Euripides was the last of the three great Greek tragedians, after Aeschylus and Sophocles -- and also the least successful. Greek tragedies were...
PM Mitsotakis Pledges “We Must do Better” Regarding Power Outages
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Katerina Sakellaropoulou spoke together on Friday about the lessons learned this week after the power outages.
Record Low Temperatures Remain in Greece as Power in Athens Restored
Record low temperatures were recorded in Greece on Wednesday during the second phase of the cold front Medea. The snow storm left Athens covered in snow.
Snow Storm Departs Athens, Leaving Suburbs in Darkness
The snow storm "Medea," which left Athens covered in snow Tuesday, passed through the city on Wednesday and is making its way toward Crete. The winter storm has left over 40,000 homes in Attica, especially in Athens' suburbs, without electricity...
Winter Storm Provides Rare Glimpse of Snowy Athens
The Winter storm "Medea" left Athens, including the city's ancient sites, blanketed in snow on Tuesday. Featuring a thick layer of white, fluffy snow, the Greek capital's famed monuments and neighborhoods have taken on a new beauty which only adds...
Parts of Greece Left Without Power, Three Dead as Heavy Snow Storm Hits
While heavy snowfall across the country has resulted in beautiful, wintry scenes, it has also caused major problems in Greece, especially in Attica, the home to Greece's capital city of Athens. Many of Attica's residents, as well as those living...
Cold Front “Medea” Approaches Athens, Leaves Northern Greece Snowy
After touching down in northern Greece on Saturday, the cold front Medea has continued to bring down temperatures across the country on Sunday. The cold front, which has blanketed much of northern Greece in snow, originated as cold masses of...
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