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Here Are 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs for You to Try

Here Are 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs for You to Try | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient Greeks were big believers in aphrodisiacs and ancient love potions. If you want to spice up your love life, look no further. Here are 5 of the more common natural aphrodisiacs that have been used throughout the centuries and can still be found today at your local supermarket if you feel like giving them a try!
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The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes 

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes  | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
When you are searching for an inspirational quote, look no further than ancient Greek Philosophers.
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Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher: The Aristotle Menu (photos) 

Eat Like an Ancient Greek Philosopher: The Aristotle Menu (photos)  | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Gastronomy professor Giorgos Palisidis built what he calls the "Aristotelian menu", based on foods of northern Greece, the birthplace of the philosopher
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Fly Over Delphi, the 'Navel of the World', in this Drone Video 

Fly Over Delphi, the 'Navel of the World', in this Drone Video  | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and charged with sacred meaning, Delphi in the 6th century B.C. was a religious centre and symbol of unity in the ancient Greek world.

A place with a rich intangible heritage, Delphi was the centre of the world (omphalos) in the eyes of the ancient Greeks: according to myth, it was the meeting point of two eagles released by Zeus, one to the East and one in the West.
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Tornos News | Intriguing discoveries at Vryokastro ancient sanctuary on Kythnos island

Tornos News | Intriguing discoveries at Vryokastro ancient sanctuary on Kythnos island | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Impressive finds were unearthed from the excavations at the "Vryokastro" site in Kythnos, where the ancient city of the homonym island of the Cyclades was inhabited since the 10th century B.C. up to the 6th-7th century A.D.
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Ancient Aigai near Vergina: Macedonia’s must see archaeological site | TornosNews.gr

Ancient Aigai near Vergina: Macedonia’s must see archaeological site | TornosNews.gr | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient Aigai near Vergina: Macedonia’s must see archaeological site
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How some Athenian-style democracy might save our future. | Ancient and Modern Rhetoric

How some Athenian-style democracy might save our future. | Ancient and Modern Rhetoric | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
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A closer look at how ancient Athens worked in relation to modern democracy.
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MercatorNet: A vote of confidence in Western Civilisation

MercatorNet: A vote of confidence in Western Civilisation | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Having read accounts by board members who knew Paul Ramsay personally, I understand that he was troubled by the level of cultural ignorance that he sometimes encountered in the business world and among young people. He thought that too much was taken for granted and that if we did not know and cherish our way of life, we might lose it. This, I believe, is what inspired him to support the establishment of programs that would help our traditions to be known, valued and defended (as they ought to be).
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Gods in Color Exhibition: The Ancient Greek World As Never Seen Before (photos) | USA.GreekReporter.com

Gods in Color Exhibition: The Ancient Greek World As Never Seen Before (photos) | USA.GreekReporter.com | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) host Gods in Color, an exhibition that presents ancient sculpture as never before: in vibrant color.
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Ancient Greek theater unearthed near Kalamata in 'excellent condition'

Ancient Greek theater unearthed near Kalamata in 'excellent condition' | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient but elegant.
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Another site to the great many on the Peloponnese.
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Tawdry Tuesday (NSFW): Hipponax Teaches Us Some new Words

Tawdry Tuesday (NSFW): Hipponax Teaches Us Some new Words | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Hipponax, fr. 12 [Tzetz. ad Posthom. 687, “θήπεον”] “The mother-fucker Boupalos Was taunting the children of the Eruthraians with these words While he was about to pull back his accursed foreskin.” τούτοισι θηπέων τοὺς Ἐρυθραίων παῖδας ὁ μητροκοίτης Βούπαλος σὺν Ἀρήτῃ †καὶ ὑφέλξων τὸν δυσώνυμον ἄρτον.† Most people who know ancient Greek will probably associate…
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Bettendorf native completes Spartathlon race in Greece

Bettendorf native completes Spartathlon race in Greece | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Don Reichelt finished a 153 mile race from Athens to Sparta as part of the U.S. Spartathlon team.
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Map Shows The Homeland Of 'Most' Of The Characters In Homer’s Iliad

Map Shows The Homeland Of 'Most' Of The Characters In Homer’s Iliad | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
A map representing the homeland of most of the characters in Homer’s Iliad had been made, with the aid of epic catalogs.
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Taking an Afternoon Odyssey in an Ancient Greek Warship (video+photos) | GreekReporter.com

Taking an Afternoon Odyssey in an Ancient Greek Warship (video+photos) | GreekReporter.com | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Built in the 1980s as a reconstruction, the HS Olympias is unique in that it is not for show -- it is a fully commissioned ship in the Hellenic Navy.
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The Surprise Message on a Priceless Ancient Artifact

The Surprise Message on a Priceless Ancient Artifact | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Italian researchers reveal coded language embedded in Greek pottery from around 470 B.C.
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History in 3 acts: a brief introduction to Ancient Greece 

History in 3 acts: a brief introduction to Ancient Greece  | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it

Ancient Greek history is conventionally broken down into three periods: Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic.  By dubbing one period of history as “Classical,” scholars imply that the other two periods are inferior, simplifying the Archaic age as a mere precursor to, and the Hellenistic age as a lesser descendant of the Classical age.

Independent scholar and translator Robin Waterfield argues that each of these three periods should be given equal weight within the study of Ancient Greece. The following extract from Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens introduce the key components of each period.

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Exhibition that takes visitors back to ancient Greece 

Exhibition that takes visitors back to ancient Greece  | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
A new temporary exhibition dedicated to the Elefsinian Mysteries opened at the Acropolis Museum in the Greek capital on Monday, taking visitors to a journey back to one of the most important religious sites of ancient Greece which remained a secret through the centuries.
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Bettany Hughes on exploring Greece like the ancients

Bettany Hughes on exploring Greece like the ancients | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
For centuries, women and men crisscrossed oceans in search of pleasure, treasure, inspiration and adventure. So, each summer, I load friends and family onto boats and ferry them across wine-dark seas to follow the trail of high-achieving ancients, both real and imagined.
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My Month in Ancient Greece - Ricochet

My Month in Ancient Greece - Ricochet | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
Wanting to read more this year than last, I kicked off 2018 with a trio of classics: The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer, and Anabasis by Xenophon. My better-educated friends are stunned I hadn’t read any of these classics before, but I had the typical public school education. My English teacher would assign hot …
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A well written reminder of some of the best literature.
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The Archaeological Museum of Eleusis: A true hidden treasure | TornosNews.gr

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Greek Centre to unveil replica of Parthenon Marble frieze | Neos Kosmos

Greek Centre to unveil replica of Parthenon Marble frieze | Neos Kosmos | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
This weekend the Greek Centre in Melbourne's CBD will be unveiling an impressive replica of the Parthenon Marble frieze.
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This tiny, carved gem up-ends what we know about Ancient Greece

This tiny, carved gem up-ends what we know about Ancient Greece | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it

THE discovery of a Bronze Age warrior’s tomb amid an olive grove in Pylos, Greece, in 2015 was exciting.

Now as they clean up the small stuff, it is mind blowing.

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Ancient Greece Virtual Reality

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Virtual reality company Lithodomos VR has created an incredible reconstruction of Athens, just as it was 2,000 years ago. Imagine being able to put on a VR headset, being transported back in time, and exploring Athens exactly as it would have looked in its prime. With Lithodomos VR, this is precisely what you can now do.
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Some People Just Don’t Like The Odyssey

Some People Just Don’t Like The Odyssey | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
In Daniel Mendelsohn's new memoir, the act of reading Homer tests a father-son relationship.
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An personal look at applying the classics to modern life.
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New Discoveries in My Ancient Greece World

New Discoveries in My Ancient Greece World | Visit Ancient Greece | Scoop.it
New discoveries relating to ancient Greece
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Artemis Temple found after 100 years of looking in wrong place due to 2,000 year old mistake.
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