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Harvard University’s special feature on Greece: “Celebrating a bicentennial of democracy in its birthplace”

“Two hundred years ago today, Greece declared its independence. From the start, Harvard was there, helping both in the fledgling Mediterranean country and back in the United States.” Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, publishes a special feature on its university publication, the Harvard Gazette, honouring the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

The understanding of fasting through Lent 6

The understanding of fasting through Lent

Restricting certain food intake through Lent helps to restrict and to balance the mind and metabolism with self-control and to reinforce the need for remorse, repent and confession and forgiveness in order for the body’s cleansing and the soul’s serenity and purification.

Truffle hunting season set to start in Meteora 8

Truffle hunting season set to start in Meteora

The truffle hunting season in Meteora is set to begin in the first half of March and will run until the end of October. The Museum of Natural History and Mushroom Museum of Meteora will hold a truffle hunt after which the truffles will be handed over to chefs who will make a truffle pasta for all to enjoy in a forest picnic.

Thesauri Greek caviar

Thesauri Greek Caviar: available in Australia for the very first time

Thesauri is one of the world’s precious few companies involved in sturgeon farming and caviar production and the only such enterprise in Greece. An exclusive handcrafted delicacy that has been recognised by leading luxury brands over the globe including Moet & Chandon and La Prairie, Thesauri Greek caviar is now available in Australia for the very first time. Greek City Times finds out about the history of caviar that dates back to Ancient Greek times and what makes this Greek brand so special.