Saturday, May 31, 2014

A Swiss woman explains why she hates the Greeks

In one of his books, K. Diakogiannis refers to the published words by a Swiss lady.   She provides her own answer as to why all behave with a "shabby" way towards the Greek people!  She explains why she and other Europeans hate the Greeks.
However, among other things, she confides that although there is a feeling of hatred from her side, at the same time she admires and respects the Greek spirit and the ancient Greeks.

Friday, May 09, 2014

The last philosopher of Greece - Dimitris Liantinis (PhD) - Philosophical Consideration of Death (English subs video) -

Dimitris Liantinis (23 July 1942 - 1998) was a professor of the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens. His academic field was the Philosophy of Education and Didactics of Ancient and Modern Greek Literature. He is also the author of nine books with philosophical and educational background.

Thursday, May 08, 2014

NONNUS ‘Dionysian’



Nonnus (5th century BC) was a Greek epic poet. Born in Panopolin, Egypt, his name is Egyptian and means pure, holy. He is the composer of the biggest epic poem of ancient times titled ‘Dionisiaka’ (Dionisyan) and it consists of 21,000 verses which are contained in 48 books (rhapsodies) that remind one of the equally numbered rhapsodies of the Iliad and Odyssey combined.

The contents of this voluminous work refers to the adventures of Dionysus (hence the title) from his birth, till his apotheosis.