Thanos Gogos was born in Larissa in 1985. He is the founder of Thraka publishing house and literary magazine, and co-founder and director of the Thessalian Poetry Festival. He has published 3 poetry collections: Frontier Playground (Farfulas, 20…

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A Roman shipwreck with a mixed cargo of various types of amphorae is the most important find of the second underwater research mission off the coast of Kasos, a small island in the Dodecanese group, according to a Press release by the Greek Ministry…

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Petros Tatsopoulos is an acclaimed Greek writer. He was born in Rethymno, Crete, in December 1959. He grew up in Athens. He studied economics and political science. He worked as a trainee social worker, co-screenwriter for A foolish love (1981) by Ge…

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“USA & Greece: Celebrating 200 Years of Friendship” is a year-long campaign launched by the US embassy in Greece to commemorate Greece’s 1821 War of Independence highlighting the historic relationship between the two countries…

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Two centuries ago, in 1821, the Greek people started a revolution against the Ottoman Empire, which had occupied their lands for nearly 400 years, and on 15 January 1822 they officially declared their independence; but it wasn’t until 3 Februar…

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The term Philhellenism derives from the Greek word "philos" (friend) and "Hellenism" (the study and appreciation of Greek language, culture, and civilization). It first appears in antiquity - inter alia, in the texts of Plato, Herodotus, and Iso…

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As the number of study programs taught in a foreign language is gradually increasing in Greek Universities, catering for a variety of needs ranging from bachelor degrees to short term courses and summer schools, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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Did you know that you can visit an underground “museum” in Athens, featuring casts of the famous Parthenon sculptures, ancient amphorae, and funeral monuments, as well as some of the finest works of public art created by world-famous Gree…

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Greek Universities are ranking high on the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020. What does being a Greek University graduate mean in a globalized environment and, more specifically, what does that mean to a member of the Greek Diaspora? What d…

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The 27th of January has been designated by the United Nations as the annual International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The date marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Ca…

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