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Gresham College: Professor Paul Cartledge | Ten Things You Really Should Know About Ancient Greek Democracy

Professor Paul Cartledge explores the democracy in ancient Greece and the origins of the word, and how that distinguishes from todays notion of democracy. Myths abound about ancient Greek democracy actually, there was no such thing. That is, there was no such one thing. Even Athens, which invented both the thing and the name, had …

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ESA: Earth from Space: Athens in colour

The one hundred fifty-seventh edition features a Sentinel-2 satellite image of Athens and surroundings, in Greece. This evening a special event is being held in Athens, as part of the activities for the European Researcher’s night. This is why we have included Greek subtitles for this edition of Earth from Space.  

Earth from Space: City of knowledge

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Explore Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, in this edition.