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  • The plague of Athens : In that era, Αthens was besieged by the Spartans. Many of the citizens of Attica abandoned their farms and moved inside the Long Walls, which connected Athens to its port of Piraeus. At the end of the first year of the war, Pericles gave his famous Funeral Oration (Epitaph 431 BC). The Spartans also occupied Attica for periods of only three weeks at a time; in the tradition of earlier hoplites warfare, the soldiers were expected to go home to participate in the harvest. M…
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  • In one of the above suggested articles "I like" those definitions by the author; and as he presents himself : Minister in Cambridge (UK) on the roll of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches with sympathies towards a contemporary Lucretian inspired religious naturalism, new materialism and Christian atheism. What the heck are all these terms with -isms ??!! What is that thing called as "Christian atheism" ? But indeed, and as Friedrich Nietzsche said it : It is a curious …
  • (Quote from Elayne)Frankly, I did not know why this attached photo became viral on FB ! And now I read many articles such as : - Australia. Australia's largest supermarket today chain sells with ration toilet paper as dozens of citizens rush to make commissions due to fears of a coronavirus outbreak. - Hong Kong. Panic-stricken Hong Kong citizens have been inundated with supermarkets buying huge quantities of toilet paper as the government warns that rumors circulating on the internet about cit…
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  • I fully agree with our friend Don that mentions these by Lucretius, and I would like to add the following. These were the gods of Epicurus as described by the professor of philosophy Dimitris Liantinis : "What defines the difference between Greeks and Christians? A difference from a certain point and beyond is being opposed, and this opposition is like the fight of fire with water. And what defines this difference is something else and clear, as the olive leaf. But for this reason exactly is ul…
  • Epicurus addressed to Peripatetics and the like :
  • Unique moment with Athens grannies with black humor. The two cheerful ladies, in house isolation due to the coronavirus, came in their balcony on Sunday evening for a morbid performance. They sang the popular Greek song : O charos vgike pagania (Grim Reaper came out for quick kill), while one of them was also playing the timbrel. Neighbors cheered the grannies. The ladies in Kypseli district of Athens told their enthusiastic audience that they accept requests” and “orders” as well. youtube.com/…
  • In the attached photo is the lyrics in english, and at youtube video is the music of the song. youtube.com/watch?v=iKjcAfFg6vY
  • TETRAPHARMAKOS Phonetically, precisely on this link of dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/s/33oy…a/TETRAPHARMAKOS.mp3?dl=0 á-pho-von hó theós a-ní-pop-ton hó thánatos ké taga-thón men éf-kti-ton tó dé di-nón éve-kar-té-riton