Julian, 53

Henryk Siemiradzki, Phryne at the Festival of Poseidon in Eleusis VIII Julian Augustus A week after I arrived in Athens I met the Hierophant of Greece. Since I did not want the proconsul to know of this meeting, it was arranged to take place in the Library of Hadrian, a not much frequented building midway…

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The face of Classical Europe (I)

Were the Greeks blond and blue-eyed?   In 2013 I translated this article from the Spanish blogsite Evropa Soberana in fragmented form. Now that I am reviewing The Fair Race’s Darkest Hour for the 2015 edition, I would like to see it reproduced here in a single entry:   I remember a movie that came…

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