Crying September

The ninth month of the year still bears the name of the seventh month. An inheritance from Pre-Christian times, when science endlessly struggled with the months and the moon phases. Along with Greek calendars and …

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Roman games

(Ancient theater of Mytilini. Photo: internet) A few weeks ago a very old temple was found in an even older amphitheater in Mytilini: a temple for Nemesis, the Greek goddess of retribution. With a whip …

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Lost cities

In very ancient times the Greeks were called Pelasgians. One of their kings was Makaras, who settled on the then uninhabited island of Lesvos. There arose cities that were called after Makaras’ offspring: one son: …

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