Tag: Philhellene

Blanka Amezkua

Blanka Amezkua Seizes the Kairos of Athens, Greece

“If I die I have experienced all the beauty in my blood and spirit because I lived in Greece.” Renowned artist Blanka Amezkua is a philhellene in more ways than one. She lived for six years in the heart of  Athens from 2000-2016 during the height of the Greek crisis.

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.