Inside one of Santorini’s stunning whitewashed houses in the small village of Oia, you will…
At his Australian book launch yesterday Geoffrey Robertson made the case for a legal challenge for the return of looted cultural artefacts such as the Parthenon Marbles which were taken by Lord Elgin more than 200 years ago and are currently on display in the British Museum in London.
Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. Limited seats still available.
Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. The jury has never been out on this cultural matter…
An indigenous Greek from Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις, Turkish: İstanbul), Hercules Millas, won the Orhan Kemal Literature…
The days of Ancient Greece may have been the golden age of Democracy, but for comic playwrights, it was the age of ‘Rude Talk’. Mixing history, literary criticism, and dirty jokes, Mark Haskell Smith pays tribute to a slew of forgotten Greek writers in his latest book ‘Rude Talk in Athens’ that will feed the intellect as well as tickle the funny bone.
Since ancient times the Greeks have long imparted wisdom to the world by way of proverbs, which can be found in ancient Greek literature as far back as the works of Homer. Greek proverbs have long provided inspiration to people around the world. Here is a list of some of our favourites.
Famous author Victoria Hislop has returned to Greece for the sequel of her world best-selling book ‘The Island’, set on the tiny island of Spinalonga. She talks about Brexit, the Parthenon Sculptures and her experience in Greece during the pandemic.
Greek is ranked as the richest language in the world with 5 million words and 70 million word types. It is well-known that languages all across the globe – including English – have borrowed a myriad of words, phrases and expressions from Greek. Here is a short list of English words that are used daily by English speakers that are fully taken from the Greek language.
Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution: The Greek Revolution (1821-29) Through American Eyes
There is a buzz about Greek-Australian author Andrew Pippos’ debut novel ‘Lucky’s’. Recently, it was featured…
The works of Greek poet, painter, and 1979 Nobel Prize winner Odysseas Elytis have been analysed by art experts and curators all around the world, while his poems have been studied in Greek schools for decades. The Greek Ministry of Culture is creating a museum house in Plaka, Athens designed to look like Elytis’s real-life home to hold his paintings, poems, notebooks and personal belongings.
With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is right, the beautiful book ‘Elia’ by Greek Australian author Stella Sorotou is sure to bring a tear to your eye.