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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.

Agia Fotini of Mantinea

Agia Fotini of Mantinea: One of the most mysterious churches in the world

“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.

Agia Fotini of Mantinea

Agia Fotini of Mantinea: One of the most mysterious churches in the world

“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.