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The Greek Island of Kimolos Has the Clearest Water in the World

Greek Reporter 15 May 2024
Kimolos resemblances to the rest of the Cycladic islands without the crowds. Credit. Discover Kimolos ... Aliki Beach ... Skiadi ... Since the ancient era, it has been a battlefield between Ancient Athens, the ruler of the island, and Sparta, the ruler of Milos.

The Harvard man who became Xi Jinping’s favourite academic

The Spectator 13 May 2024
‘It was the rise of Athens ... Athens ruled the waves, Sparta the land ... Sparta (in Allison’s example, the US) was indeed afraid of Athens ... If anything, it is the US which is Athens, while the CCP is Sparta.

Greek Philosopher Xenophon and His Economics Theory

Greek Reporter 10 May 2024
Socrates and young Xenophon, detail of a fresco by Raphael of the School of Athens in the Vatican (crop) ... for Athens ... As expected, he was exiled from Athens and forced to live in Sparta for many years.

Column: Deciphering the war in Gaza with one eye on the past

Star Advertiser 05 May 2024
In a chapter on “The Melian Dialogue,” I learned that Athens had invaded Melos, a tiny island in thrall to Sparta, ...

The enduring contribution of a late benefactor

Ekathimerini 05 May 2024
It is more than a four-hour drive from Athens and two hours from Sparta, with the last stretch of the road treacherously winding through the craggy landscape ... “His endowment was initially managed by the Metropolitan Bishopric in Sparta.

The Parthenon of the Peloponnese: The Temple of Apollo at Bassae

Ekathimerini 01 May 2024
... in Athens, is one of the best preserved temples in Greece ... Most scholars agree that it was built during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), fought between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies.

Legendary Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy was born and died on this day

Greek City Times 29 Apr 2024
Cavafy's poetry mostly involved historical and philosophical works inspired by Hellenism, Ancient Greece, Byzantine era culture and history, Athens, Sparta, Macedonia, and Egypt, with Alexandria being a primary focus.

Today in History: April 25

Republican American 25 Apr 2024
Today in History. April 25, Athens surrenders to Sparta, Peloponnesian War ends By The Associated Press undefined Today in History Today is Thursday, April 25, the 116th day of 2024.…. SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED. LOG IN. REGISTER to access your a week.

Today in History: Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes of TLC dies

Chicago Tribune 25 Apr 2024
Today is Thursday, April 25, the 116th day of 2024. There are 250 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History. ... On this date.. In 404 B.C., the Peloponnesian War ended as Athens surrendered to Sparta ... Farragut captured the city of New Orleans ... .

A path beyond the Thucydides trap for China, US

China Daily 25 Apr 2024
At the heart of his analysis is the Thucydides' trap — an almost inevitable conflict that ensues when a rapidly rising power, such as Athens in ancient times, poses a significant threat to an established dominant power, such as Sparta ... .

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