Tag: Greek culture

Greek proverbs

The Best Greek Proverbs

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.

US archaeologists awarded for their contributions to Greece

US archaeologists awarded for their contributions to Greece

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 understanding of fasting through Lent 10

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.