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5 Nice Movies About Ancient Greece

12 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments AncientCulture

One of the best ways to learn about ancient cultures is by watching movies, but you should always be careful as movies are often romanticized by the movie industry, something I can't complain about as it makes movies so interesting, and sometimes the...

Hermes, the Greek Messenger

11 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments AncientCulture

Introduction How is his personality?   What were his greatest achievements?   And, the most importantly: Who does he remind you of?   These questions will be answered in the text below.   Hermes can be described as a kind of mixture of the gods O...

BATTLE OF MARATHON, 490 BC: Blog Upload Coming Soon (+ memes)

31 May 2021 1 minute read 3 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Sorry it's been a while - I've had a lot of work commitments to make recently, and blogging has had to unfortunately come second to that. I have slowly been working on the next blog, and I'm nearly done. It's a shame this post in particular has had t...

A Breath of "Freedom" for Greek Citizens

14 May 2021 3 minute read 7 comments knowhow92

After a year lockdown in an already economicaly devastated country, Greek citizens are finally "free" of all this madness Image Source I can write thousands of words about how stupid our government faced this pandemic but I feel like it's the same t...

Can a Full-Time Crypto Hustler Survive in Greece?

7 May 2021 2 minute read 1 comment knowhow92

I love travelling and I have plans of moving abroad in a few year so I often find myself browsing the cost of living in different countries and cities using Numbeo. I'm sure a lot of you are planning to spend your summer holidays in an exotic island...

EU rejects Belarus elections for the sake of "democracy", after casually ignoring the people's voices in Netherlands, Greece, Ukraine, England and Catalonia

8 Apr 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Kovichni

Yes it's that season of the year again, the facade of "democracy" abused for forcing one's own political will on others for the benefit of "the people" over there. I thought we'd leave violence of and against protesters aside for now, and focus...

Turkey - Greece - Opinion!

6 Sep 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Steven_BA

I have been watching closely what is happening with Turkey and Greece in the last two weeks and the situation is not happy at all. The new tensions between the two countries have increased, even if in the last week the media, especially the European...

Turkey: the Sultanate Rises Again!

30 Aug 2020 1 minute read 8 comments Steven_BA

I will not go into too many details this time, but what is happening today between Turkey and Greece could be a challenge to the world order and regional stability. When I used the following title for my previous article War among NATO members?, I d...

War among NATO Members?

26 Aug 2020 2 minute read 5 comments Steven_BA

It is well-known the conflicting relationship between Greece and Turkey. The tensions between these two countries have their roots in the past. More exactly, all started when Greece gained its independence from the former Ottoman Empire in 1830. Sinc...

KLEISTHENES, 508 BC: The Birth of Democracy

1 Aug 2020 18 minute read 2 comments YouveBeenGreeked

Check out my previous blog on tyrants and tyrannies of Ancient Greece     [ABOVE: A modern relief of Kleisthenes, now at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus] The world’s first and, arguably, most stable form of democratic rule was first developed in At...