Hellenism in the News
The Hellenistic Period is traditionally dated between the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE) and the beginning of the Roman Empire, around 30 BCE. More that 2,000 years later, the cultural relics of Hellenism—archaeology, poetry, myth, and philosophy—still profoundly affect developments in technology, reassessments of history, and constructions of modern identity. Below is just a sampling of recent news stories featuring Hellenism.
Cyprus Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announced the completion of the 2018 archaeological mission of the Aristotle University of… more »
SNF Major Grant to Stimulate Greece’s Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in the Agricultural Sector
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has gifted a landmark grant of $27,477,000 to support a major initiative that aims to help revitalize one… more »
It is something of a running joke that you can’t dig anywhere in Greece without stumbling across some relic of the country’s ancient… more »
The Greeks didn’t drink beer, they drank wine; but they watered it down by a ratio of about two or three parts water… more »