Tag: Greek gods

Yifan Zhang Restoring the Ancient World

Yifan Zhang: Restoring Ancient Ways

Yifan Zhang’s recent artworks, piece of a collection that he calls ‘Restoring Ancient Ways’, is laden with themes inspired by Ancient Greece and has piqued the interest of the art world. Greek City Times speaks to Yifan Zhang and takes a closer look at his latest works. 

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'Greece Now' Magazine: Greece's Ambassador to the Arab World

Greece Now magazine is a luxurious travel guide that is bringing a taste of Greece to the Arab world. Designed to showcase the beauty that exists in every corner of Greece, the sophisticated publication is taking the Arab world by storm, featuring as an annual insert in one of the world’s most respected international magazines, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia.

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The Ancient, Sacred Olive Tree of the Acropolis that Never Dies

For over 2,500 years, the olive tree of the Acropolis has remained a worthy symbol of Athens, an undying and ancient representation of prosperity, peace, hope, and resurrection. Planted by the Goddess Athena herself, as Greek mythology would have it, the tree has suffered many fires and mutilations as invaders have come and gone. But a sprig was always saved to be planted later.

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Laiik’s New Greek Sneaker Fit for Artemis

Attention sneakerheads! Made-in-Greece brand Laiik launch their first eco-friendly leather sneaker that’s fit for the goddess Artemis herself. Three years after redefining the classic Greek leather sandal for the modern American and international woman, US-based footwear brand Laiik are expanding their proud Greek craftsmanship into one of the market’s most popular and competitive categories: hand-crafted, leather sneakers.

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Artichokes: An Ancient Greek Remedy

Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.