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Nick Jacobs | Fear is powerful, destructive force

Cleburne Times-Review 06 Dec 2023
To fully comprehend the ultimate destruction and fall of Athens, with its futuristic and progressive emphasis on life and living, my friend suggested that we explore another Greek city, Sparta ... Unlike Sparta, Athens was known for great philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, in addition to playwrights such as Aeschylus and Sophocles.

Football: UEFA Europa League tables

Urdu Point 30 Nov 2023
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Dec, 2023) UEFA Europa League tables after Thursday's first set of matches (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points). Group A. West Ham 5 4 0 1 8 4 12 -- qualified ... Olympiakos 5 1 1 3 6 12 4 ... AEK Athens 5 1 1 3 5 9 4 ... Sparta Prague 5 2 1 2 6 6 7 ... ....

Football: UEFA Europa League results

Urdu Point 30 Nov 2023
Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Dec, 2023) UEFA Europa League results on Thursday. ... AEK Athens (GRE) 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 (Pedro 55-pen) ... Sparta Prague (CZE) 1 (Haraslin 54) Real Betis (ESP) 0 ... ....

The (sort of) isolationist case for backing Ukraine

Hindustan Times 26 Nov 2023
Ukraine is west of Russia.) For his own analogy for America’s support of Ukraine, Mr Rahe prefers to reach further back, to Sparta’s successful manoeuvring to kneecap an imperialist rival, Athens, starting in 415bc. Having allied with Athens in the past, enlisting its greater ...

What Sparta and Athens Can Teach the Modern World About War

Time 10 Nov 2023
Their poetic inscriptions celebrated how Athenian soldiers safeguarded their own democracy while warding off from Greece as a whole the “day of slavery” at the hands of the Persians (even though Athens, like Sparta, had sizeable enslaved populations of their own).

A Brief History of the Athens Classic Marathon

Ekathimerini 10 Nov 2023
Pheidippides ran the 240km route from Athens to Sparta in two days, across rugged, hostile terrain ... (Aside from inspiring the modern marathon, his epic run between Athens and Sparta is the basis of a 246km ultramarathon known as the “Spartathlon,” held annually in Greece since 1983) ... The Athens Classic Marathon, The Authentic.

Liverpool lose on Diaz return as West Ham go top

Jamaica Observer 10 Nov 2023
Rennes ran out 3-1 winners against Greece's Panathinaikos, while fellow French side Marseille went top of Group B with a 2-0 win at AEK Athens ... The Premier League team now have seven points and sit three clear of AEK Athens in third place.

The "blessings" of prosperity

HJ News 06 Nov 2023
The world we live in hasn’t always judged the wealth of a particular culture or country as the be-all and end-all of its health and worth. Sparta was judged by the strength of its warrior class. Athens by the knowledge of its philosophers. Italy by its artists. Wealth has always been something people noticed, but normally only a few possessed it ... ....

Three sporting events to watch this week: Your handy guide to sport on television

The Irish Times 05 Nov 2023
...TNT Sports 2 – Europa Conference League – 8pm Aston Villa v AZ AlkmaarSOCCER – TNT Sports 3 – Europa League – 8pm Rangers v Sparta PragueSOCCER – TNT Sports 4 – Europa League – 8pm AEK Athens v MarseilleGOLF – Sky Sports Golf, 6pm-9pm Bermuda ChampionshipFRIDAY (Nov 10th).

PETERS COLUMN: Who are genuine martyrs?

Cleburne Times-Review 02 Nov 2023
Martyrs have been accorded significant honor for centuries, and this is as important now as ever ... He was accorded high esteem by many for this, but when the political situation became more desperate due to war with Sparta, he was verbally attacked and brought to trial in 399 B.C. for weakening Athens at this key time ... and who then suffer consequences.

Nathan Lane On The Return Of His Sondheim Collaboration ‘The Frogs’

New York Observer 01 Nov 2023
... speak to the audience and give them his political point of view and how we needed to put ‘men of worth’ in charge.” In in 405 BC, when Aristophanes presented The Frogs at an Athenian drama competition (it won), the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta was in its 27th year.

Learning from Kautilya: New lessons for Army

Hindustan Times 30 Oct 2023
For instance, the bipolar rivalry between the United States and the erstwhile Soviet Union during the Cold War is analogised to the contest between Athens and Sparta that culminated in war, captured rivetingly by Thucydides.

Pericles' funeral oration in 430BC - Analysing one of the greatest speeches in history

Greek City Times 30 Oct 2023
Analysing one of the greatest speeches in history ... Here are 17 of the best ... The truce was broken just fourteen years later and war broke out between the Delian League (led by Athens) and the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) ... In 430 BC, after the first year of the war, this duty fell to Pericles, the most important man in Athens at the time ... 1 ... 2 ... 3.

Every Assassin's Creed Game, Ranked

Gamespot 28 Oct 2023
Assassin's Creed has become one of Ubisoft's biggest and most recognizable franchises ... These are the best Assassin's Creed games of all time. 14 ... Taking place during the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, Odyssey establishes some deep mythos that ties into the precursor race storyline that has underscored many of the series' biggest reveals.

UEFA Europa League results 27 Oct 2023
PARIS, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Following are the UEFA Europa League results on Thursday.. Group A ... Group B. Marseille (France) 3 AEK Athens (Greece) 1 ... Sparta Prague (Czech Republic) 0 Rangers (Scotland) 0 ... Enditem .