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AHEPA Chapter HJ 17 Hephaestus – Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni

AHEPA Chapter HJ 17 Vari, under its auspices, will present a photographic exhibition of the work of brother Athanasios Bounas, entitled “THE WELL OF A LIFE GIVING SPIRIT” on 20-2-2016 in the Hall of the Hellenic Photographic Society (HPS)                                      THE WELL OF A LIFE-GIVING SPIRIT ANCIENT GREEK THOUGHT – THE SPIRITUAL LEADER OF WORLD […]

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AHEPA Chapter 17 – Hephaestus, Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni

Δ  Ε  Λ  Τ  Ι  Ο    Τ  Υ  Π  Ο  Υ  Βάρη 20 Ιανουαρίου  2016 Το απόγευμα της Τετάρτης 20 Ιανουαρίου 2016, πραγματοποιήθηκε στο παραλιακό ξενοδοχείο “OASIS Hotel & Apartments” της Γλυφάδας, η πρώτη μηνιαία συνάντηση των μελών του Τμήματος HJ – 17 Βάρης – Βούλας – Βουλιαγμένης, για το νέο έτος.  Τη συνάντηση του Τμήματος τίμησε με τη παρουσία του, ο Υποδιοικητής της ΑΧΕΠΑ ΕΛΛΑΣ κ. Βασίλειος Πετκίδης, ο οποίος μίλησε στα μέλη, για θέματα που άπτονται της ιστορίας, της δομής και των δράσεων της […]

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AHEPA

The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence.   Hellenism An important component of AHEPA’s mission is to create an awareness of the principles of Hellenism to society. These principles include a commitment to humanity, freedom, and democracy. The preservation and promotion of these […]

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Today’s World Leaders Praise Greek Courage

The accomplishments of the Washington Oxi Day foundation in its first four years.

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Support Greek Volunteer Firefighters

In Greece, volunteer firefighting was established by law in 1991. Today, there are 2000 unsalaried volunteer firefighters and their only motive is their faith in the idea of volunteering, the love for what they do and their will to offer to their fellow citizen in a time of need. Most volunteers are young people, employees […]

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Ancient Greek Astronomy

References to identifiable stars and constellations appear in the writings of Homer and Hesiod, the earliest surviving examples of Greek literature. In the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer refers to the following celestial objects: the constellation Boötes, the star cluster Hyades, the constellation Orion, the star cluster Pleiades, Sirius, the Dog Star, the constellation Ursa […]

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Greek numerals

Greek numerals

Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using the letters of the Greek alphabet. These alphabetic numerals are also known by names Ionic or Ionian numerals, Milesian numerals, and Alexandrian numerals. In modern Greece, they are still used for ordinal numbers and in situations similar to those in which Roman numerals are still used […]

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Amphipolis: Greek tombs give up their lavish riches

“The sphinxes are probably ready to reveal their secrets,” says Greek culture minister Konstantinos Tasoulas, sitting in his central Athens office talking about the mystery surrounding the “unique” archaeological excavation in the northern town of Amphipolis, which continues to grip his nation. In the past three months, those working on the dig have made their […]

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Elgin Marbles

The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures (mostly by Phidias and his assistants), inscriptions and architectural members that originally were part of the Parthenon and other buildings on the Acropolis of Athens. Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin obtained a controversial permit from the […]

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Kalash The Lost Children of Alexander the Great

  When the great hero and general, Alexander, who was as great as the god Apollo and Zeus, left his troops here, he asked them to stay here in this land without changing their Hellenic beliefs and traditions, their Hellenic laws and culture until he returned from the battles in the East…” This is a […]

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