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Visit Greece - A 2011 Travel and Tourism Guide to The Exotic Land
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
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Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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.
Encountering Hermes, On the Road in Greece
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Series: Essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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)
Antigonoi 11–22
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Series: Antigonoi. Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: Greek. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: 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.