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  • υγνώμων Ελλάς του Θεοδώρου Βρυζάκη, 1858. Οι αρχηγοί της Επανάστασης θαυμάζουν την ελεύθερη Ελλάδα. Εθνικό Ιστορικό Μουσείο, Αθήνα.

    Η Ελληνική Επανάσταση, ο Αρχαίος Ελληνικός Πολιτισμός, και η Ελευθερία

    Η Ελληνική Επανάσταση του 1821 ήταν μέγα γεγονός Ελληνικής και Ευρωπαϊκής ιστορίας. Ο αγώνας εναντίον των Τούρκων κατακτητών ήταν στην ίδια βαθμίδα ηρωισμού των Ελληνικών αγώνων εναντίον των Περσών στις αρχές του 5ου αιώνα Π. Χ. Το ιδεώδες της Ελληνικής Επανάστασης, ο αγώνας για την ελευθερία, είχε… Read More
  • Hellas Expiring at the Ruins of Mesologgi by Eugene Delacroix, 1827.

    Free Besieged

    Nature of freedom It’s not clear what freedom has become. So many claim it, but so few understand it. We probably connect this virtue to right of free speech and to the absence of old-style free-slave despotism. But how are we to explain freedom in the United States and the Republican Party and… Read More
  • Adamantios Koraes, 1748-1833. Father of the Greek Revolution. Marble statue in front of the University of Athens

    Freedom or Death: How Adamantios Koraes Transformed Greek Thought Into the Greek Revolution of 1821

    The clerical dilemma The Turkish conquest of Greece in 1453 was a calamity. The best Greeks left the country for Europe. Resistance to the occupiers never ceased, though the Sultan gave the Orthodox clergy a privileged position. One of the best Greeks who left the country was Adamantios Koraes,… Read More
  • Tourism in Greece

    Tourism in Greece: From Heavy Industry to Prosperous Hospitality and Love of Nature

    Tourism and pestilence against nature Tourism is the heavy industry of Greece. It annually earns a fourth of the country’s income. The pestilence year 2020, however, was bad for Greek tourism. In 2020, some 70 percent fewer tourists visited the country. This drastic decline meant less money for… Read More
  • Nineteenth-century painting by Philipp Foltz depicting the Athenian politician Pericles delivering his famous funeral oration in front of the Assembly – Public Domain

    War and Power in Classical Greece: Lessons for Superpowers and the World

    Prologue Humans have had almost ceaseless difficulties in working and living together. Superstition, religious ideas, race, geography, ownership of land, and language engulf them so much, they often fail to extend a friendly hand to people who don’t fit their schizophrenia of who among humans is… Read More
  • 1977 Greek postage stamp celebrating the 2,300 anniversary of the birth of Alexander the Great

    What is a Golden Age?

    A golden age captures the best and greatest virtues of human achievements. These accomplishments, however, must have the potential of uplifting humanity to a higher plane of living and be sufficiently moral for building civilization.Greece had two golden ages. Their legacies, especially in science,… Read More
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    The Golden Age of Greek Science

    What is a golden age? A golden age captures the best and greatest virtues of human achievements. These accomplishments, however, must have the potential of uplifting humanity to a higher plane of living and be sufficiently moral for building civilization. Greece had two golden ages. Their legacies,… Read More