Information

The Philhellenes

For topics of Greek culture, ancient and modern--release your inner Lord Byron!

Location: Hellas
Members: 37
Latest Activity: Jan 10

Discussion Forum

Modern Interpretations/Representations of Classic Poetry/Literature

Started by Nathan Francis Gillespie. Last reply by Dominic Jan 10. 5 Replies

Xaipete! While I was browsing through youtube, I came across this interesting video depicting a musical interpretation of Sappho 31, The Poem of Jealousy. Here's a link  …Continue

Questions on the Odyyssey

Started by Priscus. Last reply by Vytautas Aug 9, 2014. 2 Replies

Hello fellow Grecians. I have started reading the Ulysses by James Joyce, which has obviously gotten me to pull out my copy of the Odyssey again. I was flipping through the back of the the book, and…Continue

Greek help

Started by Zachary Gougar. Last reply by Vytautas May 15, 2014. 6 Replies

Greetings All,I am in my last week of my semester, and I have taken Koine Greek this year using Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek. I have been having a little trouble remembering paradigms, and I was…Continue

A grounding in ancient history?

Started by TravelingCanuck. Last reply by Vytautas May 15, 2014. 1 Reply

Avete and χαίρετε,I'm just about to graduate from the undergrad program in classics at the University of Toronto, and I'm happy to say that I'll be off to a master's program in the same field next…Continue

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of The Philhellenes to add comments!

Comment by Vytautas on June 19, 2015 at 2:55pm

Amazing, Will! I lol'd as they say.

Comment by Sir on March 28, 2015 at 12:45am

Once in the Old West (western civ, that is), a federal marshall showed up and said, "There's a new sheriff in town."

"I don't believe that's possible," Parmenides said.

...

http://67.227.255.239/forum/showthread.php?p=141316531

Comment by The Original Cody on May 10, 2014 at 7:41am

Ethics ain't nuthin' but a g-thang...

Comment by Tesh on May 9, 2014 at 1:53am

Perfect. I'm making my way through Aristotle's "Ethics" right now. This group looks prime for sharing and discussing

Comment by The Original Cody on June 13, 2013 at 11:20pm

cool looking black figure inspired game.

http://youtu.be/zBnNluH6bhA

Comment by TRW on May 19, 2013 at 5:28pm

ποιος ξέρει Ελλήνικα;

Comment by Penelope on February 6, 2013 at 9:54pm

I felt the book The Swerve was 1/3 too long. After More/Erasmus the connection wasn't close enough, and I felt the author was fishing for a way to make Lucretius relatable to contemporary folks.

Comment by The Original Cody on February 5, 2013 at 11:21pm

Lucretius is too busy licking Epicurus' ass to come up with anything original...

Comment by Penelope on February 5, 2013 at 8:29pm

My "fancy" book club read some letter by Epicurus meant to summarize his teachings. Later we read what we could of Philodemus. Everyone liked Lucretius better.

Comment by The Original Cody on February 4, 2013 at 11:05pm

So I was reading some Epicurus today... I now remember why I generally stick to the poets and historical account.... and stay away from philosophy...

 

Members (37)

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Ranger replied to Ranger's discussion Does anyone else wear the kilt?
"Nice! Great pic too!"
2 hours ago
Thomas Winfrey replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Thanks Justin Aaron for the link."
3 hours ago
Jay D replied to GK's discussion Calling in sick to attend a job interview?
"It depends sometimes the things that are thrown at you are thrown at a foul angle. It happens regularly at my job. A sudden urgency often comes from a neglect of planing. At a certain level you get paid to to look ahead and plan ahead. I understand…"
3 hours ago
GK replied to GK's discussion Calling in sick to attend a job interview?
"I having taking days of in the past before for interviews, however for this event it is just not possible."
4 hours ago
GK replied to GK's discussion Calling in sick to attend a job interview?
"I was thinking the same way, I didn't want to look suspicious."
4 hours ago
GK replied to GK's discussion Calling in sick to attend a job interview?
"I agree, however that wouldn't have changed anything they would have simply said I would have to come in that day anyway; because the experiment has fixed dates and we can't deviate from that. So I would have to come up with an excuse to…"
4 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Pale Horse's discussion General Election 2016 in the group The Great Debate
"See my reply to Clinton."
4 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to Pale Horse's discussion General Election 2016 in the group The Great Debate
"Yes I did, you just can't see it. I am saying that he brought attention once again to the Dem Establishment's mistreatment of their opponents. In the debate he even mentioned Bernie. He's scooping up undecided voters by positioning…"
4 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service