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Where Orpheus Played -- And Lost His Lyre, Love and Life: Natterings From Northern Greece on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, there's absolutely no evidence that Orpheus, the mythical musician who set the trees and rocks a-dancing with his melodies but lost his wife Eurydice forever with that fateful, most verboten backward glance on the way up from Hades where a nasty snake bite had dispatched her, was born here in Xanthi in Thrace.

Syriza in Athens and Putin in Moscow: An Unholy Alliance?

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Islam is by no means the only faith in which evil intentions are covered by pious phrases. The fantasy of a new Christian Orthodox empire should alarm the world no less than the tremors of the financial markets or the status of the euro.

Turkish Terror Against the Greek Muslims of Thrace

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 09.29.2013 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Time has come to avoid the eruption of a Greco-Turkish volcano in the mountains of Thrace. The Greek state needs to be present in Rodopi: stop the Turkification of the Greek Muslim population by expelling the bribing and terrorizing agents of Turkey from Thrace.