I am on the island of Naxos for only one day – well, I say that, but I guess that’s … Continue reading Naxos: Cycladic art and the Portara
Well, now I really feel that my Sabbatical has begun in earnest. This morning I took a boat from Mykonos … Continue reading The holy isle of Delos
Mykonos archaeological museum currently has a special exhibition of jewellery through the ages. These stretch from Early Cycladic to Mediaeval, … Continue reading Jewels of Mykonos archaeological museum
I shall shortly land on the island of Mykonos. In antiquity, according to Strabo, a Greek geographer, philosopher and … Continue reading Bald men of Mykonos
So, thanks to Themistocles, who moved his fleet from Phaleron (Faliro), only a few stops up the green metro line, … Continue reading The city of Piraeus
Well, I’m off (not directly) to the Piraeus, not (as would be fitting for Athens’s port) by trireme, but by … Continue reading Off to the Piraeus!
Homer and Ovid are dead. Such has been the case for some time now. Aristophanes, Strabo, Herodotus, Apollonius, Euripides and … Continue reading Getting to know you…