Georgios Seferiades wrote poetry like the ancient Greeks
On this day in 1913 the Greek diplomat and poet Georgios Seferiades was born. Using the pen name George Seferis, he wrote many beautiful verses... Read More
Jack Kerouac, writer on a roll
On this day in 1951 American author Jack Kerouac was preparing to write his defining novel On the Road. The manuscript was to be typed... Read More
Alexander the Great was inspired by Homer
On this day in 356 BC Alexander the Great, of Macedonia in Greece, was born. Alexander changed the face of the civilised world by conquering... Read More
Troy – was it a trade war ?
On this day in 1184 BC according to legend, the ancient city of Troy was sacked. The ancient story of Helen, wife of Menelaus, king... Read More