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As part of the Greek Community of Melbourne's Greek History and Culture seminars, freelance writer, poet and translator Dimitri Gonis will present a lecture next month focusing on the self-identification of Alexander the Great. Ancient sources on the Hellenism of ancient Macedonians are not always clear, ...
On this splendid journey, tourists will trace 5,000 years of Greek history while exploring the country's archaeological treasures. Walk the footsteps of Socrates on the Acropolis, examine artifacts of Athens' Golden Age at the famous Acropolis Museum, sail through the scenic Corinth canal, and enjoy all the ...

The parade's eternal subtext is electioneering. Nothing wrong with that. Mayor Tory was snapped with Peter Papas and Doug Ford greeted kids and parents. Down below, floats told Greek history and flags flapped in the wind. That four-legged fellow in the blue and white shirt was working up an appetite for ...
The Greek Army Band played “Famous Macedonia” several times, probably in light of the negotiations over the naming issue with Greece's Balkan neighbor FYROM and their attempts to usurp parts of Greek history, such as Alexander the Great. The Greek Armed Forces parade also was a show of military ...
She studied Latin, Greek, history, geography and German with her brother's help, but still faced numerous rejections from French universities despite the fact that no laws barred women's entry to academic circles. Studious and stubborn, she persisted in taking classes while working as a governess. In 1859 ...
In a message on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, being celebrated on Sunday, he said March 25, 1821 was the most important date in modern Greek history. “We derive courage and guidance from our ancestors as well as inspiration to answer the challenges of today and tomorrow,” he said in ...

ATHENS, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Visitors of the Aikaterini Laskarides Foundation Historical Library at Piraeus port are being offered a chance to take a dive into the history of Greece's richest ancient shipwreck. More than a century ago, sponge divers stumbled upon a remarkable discovery near the coasts of ...
They dressed in costumes of the time, battled on the school playground, tried on armour that would have been worn in those days and learned about Greek myths. Activities were led by Hands on History, an organisation dedicated to bringing history to life in the most entertaining and realistic way possible.
Sixth truth: Having accepted the bourgeois inspired “police conception” of Greek history, the Greek left nevertheless put forward its own “left version” of it by inventing the theory that the Greek nation is supposedly a sworn enemy of imperialism, which in turn, obviously, does everything possible to punish the ...
Ashey said he was always interested in history studying European and Greek history as a young boy, but at the age of 7 or 8 his uncle gave him a Dartmouth College notebook that had Dartmouth's Native American mascot on it. The image immediately piqued his interest, and Ashey said he began studying ...
Onboard, guests can discover ancient Greek history and culture through Greek dancing, cooking lessons or kicking back with live shows. One performance included a bouzouki band presenting a melodic journey through Greece. I made sure I made time for a spa treatment, to visit the pool and to line up to ...
First, let's be clear: “Macedonia” has been an integral part of Greece and Greek history for thousands of years. Further, let AHEPA be even more clear to dispel misinformation: AHEPA respects and encourages freedom of speech and people's rights to gather and demonstrate peacefully. AHEPA will be at ...
Analysts say it is the first time in modern Greek history that representatives of the Church were not present at a swearing-in ceremony. Yiannis Dragasakis, who remains vice president of the government, was sworn in as economy and development minister. Dimitris Vitsas, who takes over at the migration ...
Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the city of Veria was the second most-important town, after Aigai, in the ancient Macedonian era. It was also the third most-important city of the Byzantine empire, from the 11th to the 14th centuries, right after Constantinople and Thessaloniki. Vedia (Courtesy of Pame taxidi) ...
The Greek parliament has voted to investigate 10 prominent politicians, including two ex-prime ministers, over allegations they allowed bribery by the Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis. Under Greek law, only parliament can investigate its own members and lift their immunity. The vote followed a ...
Macedonia and Greece have been at odds for a quarter-century over the name Macedonia, but are intensifying negotiations to resolve the issue. Greece argues the name implies territorial claims on its own province of Macedonia, and is angered by what it sees as the usurpation of ancient Greek history.
Wearing masks and gloves, specialised staff gingerly place their treasured cargo inside wheeled, shock-absorbing boxes for a historic trip to the other end of Athens in the biggest book move in Greek history. From January until April, the National Library of Greece is moving root and branch, out of its ...

In 1833, when Galanos passed away, the first history of Greece appeared in an Indian language. Written by Khettro Mohun Mookerjea, the Bengali book titled, 'Greek Desher Itihas' was published by Calcutta School-Book Society. It was a translation of Oliver Goldsmith's History of Greece (1809).
It is also historically symbolic as an integral part of ancient Greek history and civilisation and consequently the use of the name Macedonia to designate another state is regarded by Greeks as an appropriation of Greek history by that state, quite apart from the fact that the ancient kingdom of Macedon was ...
The Trump White House isn't known as a hot spot for Ivy League intellectuals. But last month, a Harvard academic slipped into the White House complex for an unusual meeting. Graham Allison, an avuncular foreign policy thinker who served under Reagan and Clinton, was paying a visit to the National ...
The USNS Carson City, a Spearhead class fast transport ship, arrived in the port of the Greek island of Syros on March 16 for a scheduled port visit. According to the ship's press release, the visit was to “to enhance U.S.-Greece relations as the two nations work together for a stable and secure European ...
Ancient Greek history is conventionally broken down into three periods: Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic. However, the language used to describe them highlights an oversight made by generations of historians. By dubbing one period of history as “Classical,” scholars imply that the other two periods are ...
... the name Macedonia, but are intensifying negotiations to resolve the issue. Workers also removed a motorway sign saying - "Alexander the Great". Greece argues the name implies territorial claims on its own province of Macedonia and is angered by what it sees as snatching of ancient Greek history.
Thousands of Greek Australians of all ages rallied yesterday in the heart of Melbourne chanting “Hellas-Hellas-Macedonia,” and waving their Greek flags. The 'Macedonia is Greece' rally was held outside the Greek Consulate the Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne and Victoria with the support of ...


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