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
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!
11th April 2016 – another quick (mainly) Classical Crossword I made. Across Down 1. Daughter of the god of the … Continue reading Keener’s Classical Crossword 2
4th April 2016 – a quick Classical crossword I made. Across Down 1. Trojan hero, son of Priam (6) 1. … Continue reading Keener’s Classical Crossword
We began Book 12 (#Scylla and #Charybdis) and the first reader was a Year 9 student. Listen to him reading … Continue reading Odyssey 12, 1-72 (Year 9 student)