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Society spearheads drive to preserve Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Mani home
A network of friends of the work and legacy of Patrick Leigh Fermor in the UK aim to maintain his home by the sea in Mani in the southern Peloponnese by launching a donation drive.
 INSIDE LIFE
El Greco-inspired, metal sculptures in Russia
SAINT PETERSBURG – Standing beneath the 101.52-meter gold-plated dome of the State Museum St Isaac’s Cathedral, Nikos Floros seeme...
Documentary traces the musical legacy of the great Nikos Xylouris
For three successive generations, the family of the legendary Cretan singer-songwriter Nikos Xylouris and his brother, the equally...
Society spearheads drive to preserve Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Mani home
A network of friends of the work and legacy of Patrick Leigh Fermor in the UK aim to maintain his home by the sea in Mani in the s...
Greek god turning heads in Russia
ST PETERSBURG – The white flowers in the vase placed in front of the headless reclining sculpture were a sign of honor and respect...
Scientists to offer a glimpse of Antikythera shipwreck discoveries
Archaeology buffs experiencing withdrawal symptoms since the information flow from the Amphipolis excavation in northern Greece sl...
Sophocles to the rescue of tormented US soldiers
For a decade Philoctetes was alone on an island, abandoned by his comrades. Shortly before the end of the Trojan War, Ajax, a man ...
Theotokopoulos before El Greco
The illustrated codex painted by Greek painter and miniaturist Georgios Klontzas, a work belonging to the Marciana Library in Veni...
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Documentary traces the musical legacy of the great Nikos Xylouris
 
For three successive generations, the family of the legendary Cretan singer-songwriter Nikos Xylouris and his brother, the equally famous Antonis Xylouris, known as Psarantonis, have kept the Aegean island’s music tradition alive.
CULTURE
El Greco-inspired, metal sculptures in Russia
 
SAINT PETERSBURG – Standing beneath the 101.52-meter gold-plated dome of the State Museum St Isaac’s Cathedral, Nikos Floros seemed visibly moved.

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COMMENTARY
HUNGER STRIKER
Romanos and the dilemma
By Xenia Kounalaki
The “system,” as Romanos likes to say in a derogatory manner, was called upon to decide whether it would show that its humanitarianism is in fact “purported” or whether the principles of our middle-class democracy are foremost based on respect for human rights.
DRAMA THERAPY
PTSD
Sophocles to the rescue
By Christina Sanoudou
The Theater of War program, based in Brooklyn, New York, has presented excerpts of ‘Philoctetes’ and ‘Ajax’ to more than 60,000 US military service members, veterans and their families.
GOLDEN DAWN
MARKET RAID
Case closed
By Yiannis Papadopoulos
None of the foreigners who abandoned their stalls when they saw the Golden Dawn group approaching was found to testify as a victim of assault in the trial. Without civil action, the case was essentially doomed from the get-go.
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