Speaking on the latest episode of the Ouzo Talk Podcast, Sydney University’s Sir Nicholas Laurantos Chair in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Professor Vrasidas Karalis, explains how Quinn ‘created’ the character of Zorba for the 1964 Michael Cacoyannis film, Zorba the Greek.
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.
Consumers have been surprised to learn the hidden ancient Greek meaning behind the brand name Ajax, a popular brand of household cleaning products and detergents made by Colgate-Palmolive.
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.
The Presidential Guard (Προεδρική Φρουρά) are the epitome of bravery and freedom, honouring the heroes thousands of years on, who fought and sacrificed for the land on which they stand on.
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.