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The New York Times published an article on the political storm of violent extremism that has descended on Greece, after the murder of anti-fascist...

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As a freshman at Johns Hopkins University, I had entered the Mattin Center looking to find the meeting for the Hellenic Student Association. I...

Hera's coin

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Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

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Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

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More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

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“Live Your Myth in Greece” is the slogan we hear all across New York City and Athens, Greece. Whether it is on the subway...

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The financial crisis in Greece has caused detrimental havoc in the greek morale, and that, my friends, is the understatement of the century. The...

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Having lived abroad for a decade or two (or three plus...) gives us Greek-Americans a whole new concept of Greekness or Greek identity and...

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Being direct is considered a pretty good personality trait. That is an international fact. Greeks however, we take being direct to a whole new...

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Family is an ideal. Both in the American and the Greek tradition family is up there, revered, respected, treasured and idealized. Being supportive to...

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I've been thinking of a word lately. I have been overcome with the manic-obsessive urge to translate the word in English. The word is...

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I always believed driving is the one activity that tells all about a person. One's personality, life perspective, emotional stability and clarity -or lack...