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BA in english for international students in Greek Universities: A New Era

BA in english for international students in Greek Universities: A New Era

Published: 2018-06-10

    Higher education in Greece is entering a new era with the introduction of the country’s first English-taught four-year undergraduate program at a state university, which will be organized by the University of Athens and the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The program will be dedicated to the study of the country’s greatest assets – archaeology, history, the Greek language and literature – and the aim is to attract students from ... read more

Epidaurus Festival 2018

Epidaurus Festival 2018

Published: 2018-06-02

  Epidaurus Festival 2018  The ancient theatre of Epidaurus has been a huge inspiration to the founders of ta-leme.com, Lara Soues and Dimitra Tsambazi. We highly recommend to our readers and followers to visit the Epidaurus festival while in Greece. You can read the festival programme below.    Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus  2018 29 & 30 June: The Acharnians by Aristofanes. A play that expresses the longing for peace in a time of war. It is set in ... read more

DRIVING IN GREECE

DRIVING IN GREECE

Published: 2018-05-27

  EU citizens of the European Union can use their licenses for driving in Greece. Other nationals such as US citizens and Australian citizens should have an International Drivers’ License. Getting an International Drivers’ License is very simple and can be issued by online companies. The International Driving Permit is recognized worldwide. No test is required if you have a Native Drivers’ License and are over 18 years of age. Basic laws and ... read more

Women Of The Greek Revolution, 1821

Women Of The Greek Revolution, 1821

Published: 2018-03-24

25TH of March is a national holiday in Greece celebrating the Greek Revolution of 1821. On this day, the feeling of patriotism and resilience against any adversity burns the hearts of Greeks worldwide. It is important to pay tribute to men and women who fought for freedom in a time that their lives were their only commodity. Laskarina Bouboulina is the most celebrated Greek heroine. She was raised in Hydra. She never ... read more

What You Should Know About Alexander The Great

What You Should Know About Alexander The Great

Published: 2018-02-26

    King Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 B.C.) was the most important military personality of the ancient world. In his 13-year reign he expanded his dominance throughout India and Egypt uniting Greece with the East. His military genius combined battlefield excellence with cultural influence and diplomatic charisma. He was a conqueror largely accepted and often admired as a god by his subjects. Here are some important facts everyone should know about Alexander the ... read more

Celebrating Clean Monday

Celebrating Clean Monday

Published: 2018-02-19

  Clean Monday, also known as Pure Monday is the first day of Great Lent, a 40-day fast that is celebrated throughout eastern Christianity. This period of fasting serves as a preparation for the celebration of Pascha. Clean Monday is the 7th Monday before Pascha, thus is a moveable feast. The term “clean” refers to the believer’s need to leave sinful attitudes behind. This begins with the custom of mutual forgiveness with ... read more

Ancient Greek Scandals…Women in the Ancient Olympic Games!

Ancient Greek Scandals…Women in the Ancient Olympic Games!

Published: 2017-11-18

In the ancient world women were very restricted. They were prohibited to enter, participate or even watch the sporting events. However, a Spartan woman managed to win at the Olympics and historians documented this victory as a form of depreciation of the games. Cynisca was the daughter of the King of Sparta, Archidamus II and the sister of the later King of Sparta, Agesilaus II. As a Spartan woman, she was ... read more

Eros and Psyche

Eros and Psyche

Published: 2017-11-06

Psyche was a very beautiful young woman. That made goddess Aphrodite jealous…it is known that ancient Greek gods had human feelings and humanlike behaviours. Aphrodite ordered her son, Eros, the god of love, to poison men’s souls so they could not desire her. But, when Eros saw Psyche fell in love with her. Psyche was not married and her parents asked for an oracle. Oracle Delphi replied that their daughter would ... read more