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Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

Presented at Parliament House, Sydney by the Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders on Tuesday 18 October 2022 and hosted by The Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport; ‘Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney’ provided a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how Classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.

Legacy Greeks Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

The Legacy of the Greeks: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

You’re Invited! The Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders presents: “Apart but Alike – Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney” – a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.

Ancient Olympia Ilia at the Epicentre

Ancient Olympia at the Epicentre

The Archaeological Site of Olympia, in the historic and culturally rich region of Ilia, Greece, was a fitting venue for an event held this week by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, designed to kickstart a government initiative to strengthen synergies between culture and tourism.

Alonissos monk seal

Alonissos Marine Park: The Largest Reserve of its Kind in the World

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.

ancient Greek amethyst ring Israel

1,400 Year Old Amethyst Ring Found in Israel Thought to Be the Result of Ancient Greek Superstition

A 1,400 year old amethyst ring found by archeologists was most probably worn by a wealthy wine taster in an attempt to ward off a hangover – a myth that originated in Greece and was widely shared in the ancient world.