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Ancient Hellenic Pronunciation vs Modern Hellenic Pronunciation

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Some people support that the today pronunciation of the Greeks was dramatically different from the ancient. Let's see from where originates this theory and why this theory is not correct.

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Offerings to Hekate

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Here is a general list for offerings to the Goddess Hekate.

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From Anger to Logic Thinking

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The goal for anyone is to change the violent and fiery tendency of his towards anger and have it become gentle and submissive to logic.

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Guide to Pronounce Greek Words

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This is a guide that will show you how to pronounce every greek/hellenic word with paradigms. We will see how sound the vowels (v), the consonants (c) and the double letters.

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The Beauty and the Gods

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Beautiful vs Fearful gods.

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Zenon and Epictetus on Piety

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In the following article we will see how two main Stoic philosophers saw piety on Gods. From the blog we have also seen the opinions of Theophrastus and Plutarch on that subject.

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Ancient Hellenic Language vs Modern Hellenic Language

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Ancient and modern Hellenic: two different languages or not?

Some foreigners have claimed that the ancient Hellenic language is different from the modern Hellenic in such a way that they are not connected at all. Some others believe that when someone who has as mother language the Hellenic and claims that he also knows the ancient Hellenic, they believe that he speaks two different languages. Others believe that the modern and ancient have a very distant common root so that their connection is lost in the depths of time. Other claims that the modern language has taken some words from the ancient but they are still two different languages. Well the truth is not exactly like that and we will see why in a minute.

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Platonic Axiochos on Death

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Socrates explains that death is not an experience accompanied with the loss of someone's existence. The real human is the soul which is immortal.

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Epictetus on the Importance of the Appropriate Priest in Ceremonies

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The stoic philosopher Epictetus writes about those who want to become priests before they are ready and rightly trained and the importance of the correct priest during the ceremonies.

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Important Teachings from the Philosophy Of Life

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Philosophy of Life is a series of lectures given by a modern Hellene, legendary, philologist, Ioannes Sykoutres, around 1930. Foreign scholars wrote that modern Hellas met a second presence from ancient Hellas, meaning him. He was a professor at the university of Athens and he studied at the Universities of Athens, Berlin and Leipzig, entering the circle of Willamowitz and Jaeger. He founded philological societies for students, writers and professors and the school Askraios. He also participated in any attempt of bringing the ancient and the modern civilization to the surface.

This article has not any real connection with the Goddess, but it shows from the eyes and the mind of a philosopher, how we should think about life and how to be a hero of life, if we chose that role. In the text that follows, I have chosen the main teachings based on his book "The Philosophy of Life", divided in categories. His philosophy seems to be heavily influenced by the stoic philosophy (expect an article soon).

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