Greece

From The Saviors of God (1927; English 1960):

"We have seen the highest circle of spiraling powers. We have
named this circle God. We might have given it any other name
we wished: Abyss, Mystery, Absolute Darkness, Absolute Light,
Matter, Spirit, Ultimate Hope, Ultimate Despair, Silence.

We come from a dark abyss, we end in a dark abyss, and we call the luminous interval, life."

Greece has an exquisite modern philosophical background. Wherever you go, each island or mountain you visit, you will discover a very singular moral status. Sometimes, Greece is incongruous with the characterisation " a
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One August Night
Ariadne
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The Women of Troy (Women of Troy, #2)
A Thousand Ships
You Then, Me Now
The Last Piece
Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry's Great Mythology, #1)
The Jetsetters
Daughters of Sparta
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The Olive Tree
My Greek Island Summer
Love & Olives (Love & Gelato, #3)
A Separation
The Odyssey
The Iliad
The Song of Achilles
Circe
Corelli's Mandolin
Zorba the Greek
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
Oedipus Rex  (The Theban Plays, #1)
Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3)
The Histories
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History of the Peloponnesian War
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Sexual frenzy is our compensation for the tedious moments we must suffer in the passage of life. 'Nothing in excess,' professed the ancient Greeks. Why if I spend half the month in healthy scholarship and pleasant sleep, shouldn't I be allowed the other half to howl at the moon and pillage the groins of Europe's great beauties? ...more
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…There is the heat of Love, the pulsing rush of Longing, the lover’s whisper, irresistible—magic to make the sanest man go mad.
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