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The Flavor of Kythera

10.11.2019 in Gastronomy

The Flavor of Kythera     Kythera! An island that has been spoken of since ancient years. Herodotus, Aristotle, Xenophon and Isidoros have all spoken of this island. It’s names derives from the verb “keftho” – which means to hide. But it’s beauty and charm is nothing to be hidden, and as beautiful as the island is, the flavors are the sweet “extra” you won’t want to leave behind!   Kythera, the island of Aphrodite. The name of the island derives from the verb “keftho” which means “hide”, but those who make love in Kythera, discover its hidden erotic passion….

Aristotle on Man’s Divinity

01.11.2015 in History

Aristotle on Man’s Divinity    Being a graduate of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, I was not surprised by the fact that the great Greek philosopher [384-323 BC] and teacher of Alexander has been recognized at last-as the greatest personality in the 6,000-year history of man. Neither the MIT scientists who run the questionnaire nor any ‘’layman’’ should be surprised with its results, I think.     Why was Aristotle acclaimed as the most important human in history? Simple. The son of Nicomachos of Andros who was the physician of King Amyntas III of Macedon [393-369 BC], father of Philip and grandfather…