Greece

16 Jul 19
Greece

Alliance between Sparta and Persia during the Peloponnesian WarIn 412 B.C.E, Persia during the time of the Achaemenid (Persian) Empire allied with Sparta against Athens. One of the main reasons Persia allied with Sparta is because of Athen’s support for the Persian rebel, Amorges. The Persians allowed the Spartans to receive their support but gave […]

16 Jul 19
Berrie Photography

Beginning to start going through all my photos from our holiday in Greece, most of it was with the GoPro which I haven’t even started to download onto my computer yet. Thought I would start with the photos from my DSLR as that was a lot less so easier. We went on a beach activities […]

16 Jul 19
Susan Barrett

The magazine Booklaunch has spurred me on to record us reading, in turn, an extract from our memoir, The Garden of The Grandfather, Life in Greece in the 1960s. I’ve also recorded an extract from my recent novel, Greek Gold. Fun to do with Mark of Styles Recording Studio, Exeter. See what you think.

16 Jul 19
The Football Collective

The global financial crisis of 2008, which was followed by sovereign debt crises in the Eurozone and huge retrenchment of public spending in many countries, including the UK, has been the subject of much public and political discussion. One of the key themes to emerge in polity is the absence of real change in the […]

16 Jul 19

Forest Nymph (Basically an ancient Greece cat girl) done by Eric at New Vision Ink in Gainesville, GA

16 Jul 19
NATION AND STATE

Authored by Cyril Widdershoven via OilPrice.com, The long-awaited, and feared, delivery of Russian S-400 missile systems to Turkey has started. In spite of US and European warnings that Ankara should reconsider the Russian arms deal, to prevent economic and possibly military sanctions, Turkish president Erdogan has put his foot down. At a Turkish airbase next […]

16 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

NAccording to analysts, this is mainly due to the tense relationship with America and Europe and the fact that the central bank has lost its independence. The foreign ministers of the EU countries discussed possible sanctions against Turkey on Monday for illegally drilling for gas off the coast of the EU country, Cyprus. Washington could […]

16 Jul 19
Russia News Now

Authored by Cyril Widdershoven via OilPrice.com, The long-awaited, and feared, delivery of Russian S-400 missile systems to Turkey has started. In spite of US and European warnings that Ankara should reconsider the Russian arms deal, to prevent economic and possibly military sanctions, Turkish president Erdogan has put his foot down. At a Turkish airbase next […]

16 Jul 19
The Lovely Life

26 is a difficult age. Half of my friends are getting married and putting down payments on houses, some are just starting masters degrees while others are finishing, and some can barely find their phones. We are all at such different stages of life, and it can be so hard not to feel “behind” or […]

16 Jul 19
Financial Post

LONDON — German government bond yields were little changed on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily drop in a month overnight, as investor attention shifted to economic sentiment data due later and to the outcome of a crucial European Union appointment. Yields on benchmark 10-year German debt were steady at minus 0.2930% in early London […]

16 Jul 19
Archy Worldys

NAccording to analysts, this is mainly due to the tense relationship with America and Europe and the fact that the central bank has lost its independence. The foreign ministers of the EU countries discussed possible sanctions against Turkey on Monday for illegally drilling for gas off the coast of the EU country, Cyprus. Washington could […]

16 Jul 19
Michele Usher Level 2 Photography: Documentary

Exercise 1: Cruel & Tender Look at the Cruel + Tender brochure for yourself. Core resources: Cruel&Tender.pdf Listen to interviews with two of the featured photographers, Rineke Dijkstra and Fazal Sheikh: http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/rineke-dijkstra-cruel-and-tender http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/fazal-sheikh-cruel-and-tender Add relevant notes to your learning log. The Cruel& Tender document is a teachers’ guide to an Exhibition held at the Tate […]

16 Jul 19
Financial Post

ATHENS — Jewelry maker Folli Follie has launched a revised proposal to secure consent from its creditors on its restructuring and secure its viability, the troubled Greek company said on Tuesday. The step is key for the firm, which has debt of about 430 million euros ($483.97 million) due this year and in 2021, to […]

16 Jul 19
G9IJA

By G9ija The European Union has stepped up the pressure on Turkey by approving an initial batch of sanctions over the country’s move to drill for gas in waters that bloc member Cyprus sees as its own. Ankara has pushed back, saying that curbing contact or funding by the EU would not pressure it to […]

16 Jul 19
EyeWitness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The HoMER (History of Movie Going, Exhibition and Reception) Conference, recently held at University of The Bahamas (UB) under the theme ‘Anchoring New Cinema History’ has been credited with expanding the base of knowledge on cinema history. Delegates from five continents attended the three-day conference held at UB’s Oakes Field Campus from June 26 – 28, […]