Tag Archives: Ancient Greece

What is aesthetic beauty?

by cheri sabraw This photograph of a single California Brown pelican floating in the silvery-grey Pacific Ocean is not cropped or enhanced. It represents a real moment in time in the life of a solitary seabird who is resting from   … Continue reading

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What would Pericles say?

by cheri sabraw I visited Athens in May of 2010 to take a class on Alcibiades only two weeks after the fire-bombing of a downtown bank which killed three people, a violent act to let [then] Prime Minister George Papandreou … Continue reading

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Walk with me up the Acropolis, OK?

by cheri block Cloudy with rain made our hike up the Acropolis pleasant and somewhat private, considering the number of tourists in town. The contrast between old and new Athens, as in Rome, forces the viewer to consider time and … Continue reading

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Demeter Winks (6)

by cheri block The class meetings concluded today, and after 12 hours of listening to stimulating discussion about  both Socrates and Alcibiades, I have so much material to share with you all. I haven’t had any time to organize my … Continue reading

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Hermes on Assignment (3)

By Demeter Reporting from Athens, Greece May 18, 2010 The Parthenon Your correspondents are happy to report to anyone who stumbles upon this blog, looking for entertainment or knowledge (or both), that Cheri and Judge Blah did make it to … Continue reading

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