Vassilis Papadopoulos, author, diplomat and current Chief of Staff of the Greek Presidency under President…
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Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.
Japanese is said to be one of the most difficult languages in the world to learn. Little wonder that Terumi Kai is creating a Greek media storm as the women who is teaching Japanese to Greek language speakers in as little as two months.
Academic and Byzantine thinker John Argyropoulos pioneered the revival of classical Greek learning in 15th-century Italy, contributing hugely to the restoration of the classical studies and connecting humanists with the Greek spirit. With Leonardo Da Vinci counted amongst his numerous notable students, Argyropoulos’ translations and teaching of Greek philosophy helped to disseminate Greek culture to the Western world.
Commonly used in every day as part of the Greek language, when many Greek idioms are translated literally the results are often very puzzling and sometimes hilarious for non-Greek speakers. Here are some of our favourite and funny Greek one-liners.
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.
Greek is ranked as the richest language in the world with 5 million words and 70 million word types. It is well-known that languages all across the globe – including English – have borrowed a myriad of words, phrases and expressions from Greek. Here is a short list of English words that are used daily by English speakers that are fully taken from the Greek language.
“Greece still survives…” And our little Greeks from all over the world are the greatest ambassadors of this message. Enjoy some moving highlights from The Greek Online School as they celebrate Greek Independence Day 2021.
The pandemic hasn’t changed anything for the students at this very special Greek school. They still attend their Greek lessons just like they did before Covid-19, they still get together with their classmates and teachers, they still play games designed to help them improve their spoken Greek and they still take part in school events – all without a mask. How is this possible?
Greek City Times spoke to global Greek language school Greek Lessons Online about the important role that Greek cinema plays as a great ambassador of Greek culture and language and here’s what they had to say.
Around 100 Greek Lessons OnLine Students from every corner of the world donned Christmas outfits and sang Jingle Bells in Greek, uniting their voices so they may send a message of hope and unity to the whole world.