Friday, 21 January , 2022

Greek National Revolution

1821 Revolution and Art: Famous Painters who Captured the Greek War...

by Paulina Karavasili Apr. 15, 2021 The events of the 1821 Greek Revolution influenced many societal movements around Europe, but also inspired a large wave of...

Où sont les poètes ?

Quand le romantisme chantait la Grèce by Louvard Antoine 3 avril 2013 Dans la première partie du XIXème siècle, la guerre d’indépendance de la Grèce contre l’Empire...

Hölderlin’s Hyperion (1934) by Georg Lukács

Written: 1934; Translator: Robert Anchor; Source: Goethe and His Age Merlin Press 1968; Transcribed: Harrison Fluss for marxists.org, February 2008. Oh! were there a banner ... a Thermopylae...

Russia’s Byron: Pushkin and the Greek revolution

Aug. 26, 2019 The Greek Revolution brought a storm of enthusiasm and support in the West, fuelled by the Romantic Movement. Yet no Romantic was...

Revolutions during the 1820s

Revolutions during the 1820s included revolutions in Russia (Decembrist revolt), Spain, Portugal, and Italy for constitutional monarchies, and for independence from Ottoman rule in...

France Donates Tapestry of Raphael’s School of Athens to Greece

France donated to Greece the magnificent tapestry depicting the artwork of Italian-born High Renaissance artist Raphael. Raphael’s famous, dubbed the School of Athens, is famous...

How to Mix Fact and Fiction

By William Mallinson Athens, 15 October 2020 On 5 October, ekathimerini.com published an article by a Denis MacShane, né Josef Denis Matyjaszek, which can compete with...

Greece and the Struggle for Freedom

by Evaggelos Vallianatos Nov.19, 2019 Prologue Greece, the wellspring of Western civilization, has a continuity of existence from ancient times to the present day.  In spite of...

Greece 2019: Back to the Truman Doctrine and the Pied Piper’s...

By Dr. William Mallinson Athens, 13 October 2019 The rather pompous US Secretary of State Pompeo’s recent visit to Athens, to underline the new love-in between...