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03 June 2019
Sigmund Freud, once stated, that words and magic were in the beginning the same thing. While there is a certain sense of the fantastic about Freud’s statement, the fact that he is considered to have l...
30 May 2019
Cool missions need cool names, and NASA’s  new plan to establish a permanent lunar presence and put an American on the Moon again now has one: Artemis. It’s a nod both to Apollo, the 50th anniversary ...
27 May 2019
The Greek word we translate “hope” is elpis, ἐλπίς (noun), or elpizo, ἐλπίζω (verb). In classical Greek literature, elpis can be used as an expectation of the future in either a positive or a negative...
23 May 2019
What is it that comes to mind when you think holidays in Greece?Is it the sunshine? Greece’s unique light? Deep blue seas and sandy beaches? Islands big and small? Cities bustling with life? Forest-fi...
20 May 2019
“The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed.”What would we do without humor? How would we enjoy talks with others if we did not use humor to invite a smile or a laugh? And how would we m...
16 May 2019
2,000 years ago, the ancient Greeks, notably Hippocrates, the “father of medical science”, developed the first personality theory. One’s temperament–whether choleric, melancholic, sanguine or phlegmat...
13 May 2019
What is it about Antigone, Medea, Oedipus. Electra, Ekavi or Orestes that move us so profoundly?A complex form of art hailing from the 5th century B.C., the ancient Greek drama, tragedy and comedy, ra...
09 May 2019
Hard to imagine greek cuisine without it, Feta, the epitome of the country’s cheese making legacy, is a real palate charmer. It’s roots go back thousands of years to earliest antiquity. A white cheese...
06 May 2019
Greeks where especially fascinated by the notion of beauty.They even tried to explain our desire for it through mythology, creating stories like that of Aphrodite.She emerges from the waves nude, but ...
02 May 2019
The circular economy has seen a significant increase in interest over the past few years and is continuing to gain steady momentum. New ways of thinking, designing and developing are brought to the fo...

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In the News

18 February 2019

Με μεγάλη επιτυχία και πολλές ευχάριστα απρόβλεπτες και συγκινητικές στιγμές, ολοκληρώθηκε η επίσκεψη 19 μαθητών από τον Παναμά.

17 December 2018

A group is scheduled to visit Greece in January.

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