Tag Archives: Hellenic

Κωνσταντίνος Καραθεοδωρή

Ο Κωνσταντίνος Καραθεοδωρή (Βερολίνο, 13 Σεπτεμβρίου 1873 – Μόναχο, 2 Φεβρουαρίου 1950) ήταν μαθηματικός ελληνικής καταγωγής, υπήκοος Οθωμανικής Αυτοκρατορίας, που διακρίθηκε σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο. Ο Καραθεοδωρή ήταν γνωστός εκτός Ελλάδας ως Konstantin Carathéodory και συχνά αναφέρεται (λανθασμένα) ως Καραθεοδωρής. Το επιστημονικό έργο του Κωνσταντίνου Καραθεοδωρή επεκτείνεται σε πολλούς τομείς των Μαθηματικών, της Φυσικής και της […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Snake Goddess or a priestess performing a ritual.

Μινωικός πολιτισμός

Με τον όρο Μινωικός πολιτισμός εννοείται ο προϊστορικός πολιτισμός της Κρήτης, διακριτός του προϊστορικού πολιτισμού που αναπτύχθηκε στην ηπειρωτική Αρχαία Ελλάδα (Ελλαδικός πολιτισμός) και τα νησιά του Αιγαίου (Κυκλαδικός πολιτισμός). Το όνομα μινωικός προέρχεται από τον μυθικό βασιλέα Μίνωα και δόθηκε από τον Άρθουρ Έβανς, τον αρχαιολόγο που ανέσκαψε το ανάκτορο της Κνωσού. Η ανάλυση […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Εκπαίδευση στην αρχαία Ελλάδα

Η Αρχαία Ελλάδα υπήρξε ένας από τους εκπαιδευτές του κόσμου, με τρόπο που ακόμη και ο Περικλής δεν τόλμησε να φανταστεί. Τα διανοητικά, αισθητικά και πολιτικά επιτεύγματα της κλασικής Ελλάδας μαγεύουν εδώ και αιώνες τους μελετητές του δυτικού πολιτισμού. Η ήδη αχανής βιβλιογραφία συνεχίζει να αυξάνεται και η πλήρης κατανόηση του ελληνικού πολιτισμού απαιτεί κοπιαστική […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας), was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon, member of the Argead dynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

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 […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Germany Returns Ancient Greek Artifacts Stolen by Nazis

Germany Returns Ancient Greek Artifacts Stolen by Nazis

After 70 years, the German government returns thousands of neolithic findings that were transferred to Germany during the occupation of Greece. The ancient Greek artifacts were stolen by the Nazi forces and over the past 70 years, the Greek governments have been making efforts for their return. According to Deutsche Welle during a ceremony held […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Italian government to return 80 ancient coins to Greece

Italian government to return 80 ancient coins to Greece Repatriation of ancient coins will take palace on the sidelines of the EU Culture Ministry Summit in Turin. The Italian Ministry of Culture will return a total of 80 ancient coins to the Greek government in a ceremony that will take place on the sidelines of […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
770973742941177 Google+ Follow my blog with Bloglovin
%d bloggers like this: