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The buried statues of war

During a period of six months prior to the German invasion of Greece a group of workers and archaeologists was digging the floors of the National Archeological Museum to bury Athens’s most valuable treasures: its Kouroi and Lekythoi.

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
Everything that Catches our Eyes |

How did this captain know – from fifty feet away –
what the father couldn’t recognize from just ten?

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Distinguished EPITAFIOS in Athens
Livin' and Lovin' it in Greece |

Some of you are going to be in Athens during Easter, so we thought it would be nice if you knew where to find the most picturesque and traditional EPITAFIOS …

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Thermal Spas to Heal your Body, Mind, Soul
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Here is a good number of them where the water is considered extremely good and healing for the body. Almost all of them are in places of great beauty, green and quite serene…

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NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY Collections: Free to Share & Reuse
New York Public Library |

Today we are proud to announce that out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections are now available as high-resolution downloads. No permission required, no hoops to jump through: just go forth and reuse!

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Has Persephone come to earth yet ?

The myth of Persephone is the way of the ancient Greeks to explain the change of the seasons, the eternal cycle of the Nature’s death and rebirth.

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Carnival in Greece: GAITANAKI (dance)
Everything that Catches our Eyes |

One person is holding a wooden pole with 12 ribbons hanging from its top. The ribbons have different colours and every person is holding a ribbon.

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Carnival in Greece: Naoussa
Everything that Catches our Eyes |

The clothing, the grouping, the adoration, the itinerary, the musical repertory, the dances, the barrel organs and the participants preserve the same rules through centuries….

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An Ancient Greek eye on Meteorology
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To everyone’s delight, the Αlkyonides days have come again this year!

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