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Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Η Πόλις - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Κωνσταντίνου Π. Καβάφη

The City – A Poem by Constantine P. Cavafy

The masterpiece poem ‘The City’ by the Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy was written in 1894 in Alexandria, Egypt, but was published a few years later, in 1910. The whole poem is given here, along with the classic recitation of G. P. Savvidis in Greek language and Andrew Spence, in English.

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Το Εξώφυλλο του Άλμπουμ των Ακρίτας

Akritas, the ’70s Pioneering Greek Rock Band

To the historical Greek rock band ‘Akritas’, created in the early 1970s by Stavros Logarides and Aris Tasoulis, with Giorgos Tsoupakis and Dimos Papachristou as its members, a group of musicians who wrote extremely innovative music and released only one album, is devoted the following article.

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Ιστορία της τριανταφυλλιάς - Ζαν Μπαπτίστ Αντρέ Τζιλό (Jean Baptiste André Guillot)

Guillot Fils, The Man Who Changed the History of Roses

Without Guillot Fils the history of the rose evolution would be radically different. Because the French in origin Guillot Fils (Guillot son), or Jean Baptiste André Guillot, in the mid-19th century, succeeded in introducing two completely new types of roses: The Hybrid Tea and the Polyantha.

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Κυριάκος Παναγιωτάκος - Μπλε Πολυκατοικία

Kyriakos Panagiotakos, the Modernist Architect

Kyriakos, Koulis and / or Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos (1902 – 1982), the Greek modernist architect of the Interwar, is the victim of yet another series of ‘Kalliergeia’ articles focusing on the presentation of the important work that left behind by this unassuming producer of fine architectural creations.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

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Perhaps this is the only HERBARIUM which, instead of plants, contains articles about people, works, or situations that may be worth mentioning and exposed to a common view.

Η Πόλις - Φωτογραφικό Πορτρέτο του Κωνσταντίνου Π. Καβάφη

The City – A Poem by Constantine P. Cavafy

The masterpiece poem ‘The City’ by the Greek poet Constantine P. Cavafy was written in 1894 in Alexandria, Egypt, but was published a few years later, in 1910. The whole poem is given here, along with the classic recitation of G. P. Savvidis in Greek language and Andrew Spence, in English.

Read More »
Το Εξώφυλλο του Άλμπουμ των Ακρίτας

Akritas, the ’70s Pioneering Greek Rock Band

To the historical Greek rock band ‘Akritas’, created in the early 1970s by Stavros Logarides and Aris Tasoulis, with Giorgos Tsoupakis and Dimos Papachristou as its members, a group of musicians who wrote extremely innovative music and released only one album, is devoted the following article.

Read More »
Ιστορία της τριανταφυλλιάς - Ζαν Μπαπτίστ Αντρέ Τζιλό (Jean Baptiste André Guillot)

Guillot Fils, The Man Who Changed the History of Roses

Without Guillot Fils the history of the rose evolution would be radically different. Because the French in origin Guillot Fils (Guillot son), or Jean Baptiste André Guillot, in the mid-19th century, succeeded in introducing two completely new types of roses: The Hybrid Tea and the Polyantha.

Read More »
Κυριάκος Παναγιωτάκος - Μπλε Πολυκατοικία

Kyriakos Panagiotakos, the Modernist Architect

Kyriakos, Koulis and / or Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos (1902 – 1982), the Greek modernist architect of the Interwar, is the victim of yet another series of ‘Kalliergeia’ articles focusing on the presentation of the important work that left behind by this unassuming producer of fine architectural creations.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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