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World Culture
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Culture is a word for people's 'way of life', meaning the way groups do things. Different groups of people may have different cultures. A culture is passed on to the next generation by learning, whereas genetics are passed on by heredity. Culture is seen in people's writing, religion, music, clothes, cooking, and in what they do.
Hours of the Stars
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
The author, educator, philosopher and poet Dimitris Liantinis, Professor of philosophy in education at the University of Athens until 1998, was born in 1942 in the prefecture of Lakonia.
Antigonoi 11–22
Series: Antigonoi. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: Greek. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Στο «αντιγόνοι 11–22» ο ποιητής καταγράφει και καταδεικνύει, παλεύει και ακυρώνει τα σημεία εκείνα που συνθέτουν την παρουσία του στον χωροχρόνο, ξεκινώντας και καταλήγοντας µε µια προδοσία. Στο πρώτο αυτό μέρος της τριλογίας «αντιγόνοι» βρίσκονται ποιήματα που ο λογοτέχνης συνέθεσε κατά τη διάρκεια της εφηβείας και της πρώτης νεότητάς του.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Encountering Hermes, On the Road in Greece
Series: Essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This short essay describes a psychic experience I had while on an extended journey through Greece. The ancient Greeks viewed Hermes as the protector of travelers, but he was more than that. He was the complete existential experience. I seemed to lead a charmed existence during that journey, and when something did go wrong, it seemed to be for a reason.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Visit Greece - A 2011 Travel and Tourism Guide to The Exotic Land
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Walk practically anywhere in Greece and you are walking in the footsteps of antiquity. The home to such historical figures, fictional or not, as Plato and Homer. [not Homer Simpson – the other one]. As the center of modern civilization, Greece is considered the home of art, philosophy and many other aspects of culture which set us apart from other creatures.