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(SOURCE: Artofmanliness.com) For the Ancient Greeks, Homer’s Iliad was the Bible on andreia — that is, manliness, particularly manly courage. Alexander the Great was said to have kept a special edition of the epic poem (prepared by his tutor Aristotle) under his pillow during his...
EDITOR'S NOTE (Nick Stamatakis): We have referred already to the great honor we all have to count among the Greeks of our community, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, known among his friends at Thessaloniki with his first short name "Akis". ...
EDITOR'S NOTE (Nick Stamatakis) :  As we approach the anniversary of the Greek Genocides let's pay attention to this impressive new documentary "Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of The Greeks 1913-1923" (www.lethalnationalism.com).  Last year we made the first step by being able...
ΠΗΓΗ/SOURCE: eranistis.net EDITOR'S NOTE: In excavating Salonica's Subway (Metro) an amazing collection of archaeological finds came to life, to match the finds found in excavating the Athens Metro years ago (which now adorn the various stations...) We are left speechless...
As Christians we should find ways to celebrate love every day... But it has been customary to take a pause on Valentine's Day - a date that some in Orthodoxy have been trying to establish for yesterday, February 13...
«...Γαμώ το Κοινοβούλιο και το Σύνταγμά σας. Η Αμερι­κή είναι ελέφαντας. Η Ελλάδα είναι ψύλλος. Η Κύπρος είναι ψύλλος. Αν αυτοί οι δύο ψύλλοι συνεχίσουν να ενοχλούν τον ελέφαντα, ίσως ο ελέφαντας να τους χτυπήσει με την προβοσκί­δα του,...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Sean Connery, the greatest of all 007 actors died at age 90... In tribute to all the wonderful memories, we present here some notes and videos of his movies filmed in Greece...  But let's start with his...
EDITOR'S NOTE:  A beautiful song selected by our friend, Fryni, From Athens Greece. Music by Manos Hadjidakis - there are no words to describe its beauty ...  Many thanks... Enjoy Dimitra Galani and three more performances by Yiannis Parios,...
EDITOR'S NOTE (Nick Stamatakis): As we approach Christmas, it's time for all of us to focus on the wonderful tradition of Christianity, gift-giving... The history of gift-giving is synonymous with the history of Saint Nicholas.  Very few of us...
The English original of this article was published here: : Greek Archbishop to proto-CIA: "Your directions will be executed faithfully" Ηταν για πολύ καιρό ένα κοινό μυστικό πως η εκλογή του Πατριάρχη Αθηναγόρα ως Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης είχε διευθετηθεί, ή τουλάχιστον διευκολυνθεί,...