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Was Ancient Greek Knowledge Preserved by the Byzantines or by the Arabs?

A common thesis is that many ancient Greek texts may have been lost if it were not for the preservation efforts of Islamic scholars, and, while that may be true to an extent, it is ultimately the Byzantine Empire...

Mistake Averts Political Storm between MEP Karas and SYRIZA

During a meeting held on Wednesday in a committee of the Greek Parliament between the vice president of the European parliament, MEP Othmar Karas, and Greek MP’s, a major political outbreak was prevented, as an intriguing part of the...

Comedy Show 'Sorry I am Greek' Upsets German Director

Lakis Lazopoulos is on tour in Germany with sold-out performances, which apparently frustrates the Germans. The renowned comedian appeared on stage in Düsseldorf dressed up in the traditional Greek costume (tsolias) and waited 4 minutes to start his show, as the...

Italian Translators of Elytis on Elytis

The centenary from Odysseas Elytis’ birth was grandiosely celebrated in Rome Monday, in an event co-organized by the La Sapienzia University of Rome, the Greek Embassy in Italy and the Hellenic Foundation for Culture. Among other events, a symposium was...