Monthly Archives: April 2013

News and Notes

Take a look at the Acropolis Restoration Service’s page and the┬ávirtual tour of the Acropolis. Learn Greek in two weeks. Ideal for a study abroad course or the international traveler. A blog devoted to Linear A and Linear B, with … Continue reading

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Into the Fire: A Documentary on Refugees and Migrants in Athens

I’ve just finished watching a new documentary on refugees and migrants in Athens. It’s well done. The producers use a range of interviews (with migrants and Greeks) and some clandestine video footage to illustrate the plight of refugees and migrants … Continue reading

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News and Notes

Evliya Celebi visited Mistras in September 1668. Here’s his description, from Diana Wright’s blog, Surprised by Time. The BBC reports on widespread looting of Egyptian tombs and sites. Greece’s major soccer clubs face insolvency, even AEK. Athens has some swanky … Continue reading

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