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by Siouli-Kataki Zoe, Dr. University of Peloponnese
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Thematics of the ancient tragedy were drawn from the rich legacy of Greek mythology and concerned the achievements of gods and heroes of prehistoric times. In particular, a large part of Greek mythology concerned the relationship between gods and heroes and their action, offering indirect reasons for the origin of religious rituals. The central theme of Greek mythology was the action of humans in relation to the gods. The object of this paper is the function of the divine influence in the work...
Topics: Theatrical Studies, Myth, Euripides, Sophistry
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by Mavromatti Maria, Post-Doc Researcher, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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The focal point of the present essay is the three Lives of Symeon Stylites, a Syrian monk of the 5th century. Symeon was notorious to his contemporaries for his extreme ascetic practices that ensured a great reputation for him, in an expanded area, reaching Britain and Ethiopia. His mortification practices brought a keen audience to him, even before he realized what made him even more popular, his ascent on a pillar. The sources give different numbers for the height of this column....
Topics: Medieval History, Symeon Stylites, Ascetic Practices
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by Vernicos Nicolas, Prof. Emeritus, University of the Aegean; Madoura Giota, Cultural Studies, Hellenic Open University; d'Ayala, Pier-Giovanni, Dr. International Scientific Council for Island Development; Ioannidou Anna, MA in Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Vassiliki Toutsidou, MA in Archaeology, University of the Aegean; Theoni Dede, Cultural Studies, MA in Cultural Units Management, Hellenic Open University; Philippopoulos Michalis, Cultural Studies, Hellenic Open University
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Μαδούρα, Γ. 2022. Αριστοφάνης και Μένανδρος: Κριτική προσέγγιση, 6-17. Vernicos, N., et P-R. d’ Ayala, 2022. Les Quenouilles Anthropomorphes en Bois Sculpte: Du Musée de la Ville de Palmi, 18-25. Ιωαννίδου, Α. 2022. Η διαμόρφωση των σχέσεων κράτους και πολίτη μετά την 11η Σεπτεμβρίου 2001, 26-37. Τουτσίδου, Β. 2022. Lepenski Vir: Προσεγγίσεις στην...
Topics: Prehistoric Archaeology, Anthropology, Literature, Cinema, Law, Theatrical Studies
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by Mastoraki Androniki, Msc in Systematic Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University
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Thucydides was the first to write a scientific history. His orations cover a large part of his unsurpassed work, which is dedicated to the Peloponnesian War. They present all the aspects of the causes that determine the actions of the opponents, while at the same time they are a lesson for each historian in terms of how to structure the speech, so that he acquires interest and analyzes in depth the historical fact. In this essay, we will first attempt to identify the main correspondences...
Topics: History, Thucydides, Orations, Peloponnesian War