For anyone heading to Athens, the Acropolis is a definite must-see. We have put together some interesting facts to shine even more light on this monument which is a universal symbol of civilisation and one of the greatest architectural complexes to ever be built.
Tag: Greek culture
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.
On the occasion of Philhellenism and International Solidarity Day, the president of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday awarded three distinguished American archaeologists for their contribution to the study and promotion of Greek culture and civilisation.
The full Greek National anthem, Hymn to Liberty, 158 stanzas long, was performed live for the first time in Australian history, in a symphonic arrangement lead by the acclaimed conductor George Ellis.
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.