Tag: Homer

Ulysses James Joyce

The Anniversary of ‘Ulysses’ – A Masterpiece in Modern Writing

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of ‘Ulysses’ by Irish writer James Joyce, widely regarded as one of the most influential and important writers of the 20th century. A committed philhellene. Joyce insisted that the cover of ‘Ulysses’ should match the blue of the Greek flag which hung in his Paris apartment.

Alzheimer's olive oil

Olive Oil: The Secret Ingredient in Curing Alzheimer’s

As the FDA approves a controversial drug to treat Alzheimer’s, causing the shock resignation of three advisory committee members concerned about its potentially severe side effects, a study concludes that a long-term diet rich in Greek extra virgin olive oil can help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Kimilia Beach Kefalonia

Kefalonia’s Kimilia and Dafnoudi Both Make Europe’s Top Ten Secluded Beaches List

A list of ten of Europe’s Best Secluded Beaches is adorned with not just one, but two beaches belonging to the beautiful Greek island of Kefalonia: Kimilia Beach and Dafnoudi Beach. Also awarded TripAdvisor’s ‘Travellers’ Choice – Best of the Best 25 Beaches in the World 2020’, Kimilia Beach and Dafnoudi Beach are just two breathtaking reasons to put Kefalonia onto your summer travel itinerary.

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.