While Greece struggles to find its way out of crushing debt, this is also the moment for Greece to rediscover its true value and wealth as a treasure house of wisdom, or as as Will Durant put it, "the morning star of the western world."
Until very recently, virtually no one understood the crucial role the Greek language played in Israel and America becoming two of the world's most prominent nations.
To be sure, too many Greeks are still out of work. Too many communities, families and individuals are still just getting by after being pulled and stretched by the difficulties of recent years.But there are unmistakable signs that a brighter future is beginning to dawn.
For me, this is the ultimate homecoming, not only because this is where I and my accent were born but because HuffPost is very firmly rooted in a Greek tradition of bringing people together and facilitating interesting conversations.
The work covers 350 words and expressions, all accompanied by rich illustrations. Its two creators are women who deal with the promotion of Greek books in North America as they are the co-founders of The Hellenic Book Club.
For, today, numerous modern performances of renowned Greek plays adorn various Athenian venues, offering up a taste of the literature and theater of contemporary Greece.
At day's beginning and end, it's black along the patch of 24th Avenue between 23rd and 24th Streets. The scarce shops, shuttered, are slumbering. Luludi Living Art serves as a grow-light.
The comma is one of the oldest marks of punctuation. It was created over 2,300 years ago by a Greek scholar named Aristophanes, head of the fabled Library of Alexandra, in a punctuational big bang that also gave us the colon and the period.
After months of waiting, we just received the results of the assessment of the health of Eurozone banks by their new supervisory authority: the European Central Bank. They were predictable, but the exercise has limitations.
By ignoring all these legitimate reasons for Turkey's failure to win the Security Council seat, Foreign Minister Cavusoglu falsely attributed his country's defeat to its reluctance to abandon "its values for the sake of getting more votes."
Ever since I was a child, I loved storytelling. I used it in making my own Muppet shows, in-school fanzines, and invent stories when I was at home. It...
As long as the Samaras-led government continues to act pompously and unsympathetically toward its citizens, Greece will have its head shackled to the guillotine. Until, and if, the axe drops, that is!
I first heard of the knives of my native Lefkada a long time ago when an important collector arrived, seeking out the few remaining specimens of the renowned blades of the Ionian island that were, for years, meticulously handcrafted by the artisans of the local village of Poros.
It's unusual to write about Ph.D. dissertations, but when the topic deals with digital firewalls and Internet censorship, it's an attention grabber in an era of disclosures on surveillance by countless governments.
Albania was sealed off to foreigners for almost the entirety of the Cold War. With democracy came an influx of visitors from the rest of the world. No one knew quite what to expect. But getting to the pristine beaches of the Albanian Riviera is not an easy task.
The leading political lights in Europe -- Messrs. Hollande, Valls and Macron in France and Mr. Renzi in Italy -- are raising a big stink about fiscal austerity. They don't like it. And now Greece has jumped on the anti-austerity bandwagon.