Let us Place “EMPATHY” Linguistically, Where it Belongs!

Matina Psyhogeos The Psyhogeos Program Abstract Empathy/Εμπάθεια/Empathetic/Εμπαθής/ Einfluhung/Synonyms?Antonyms This article is an adapted synopsis of “Let’s Talk About Empathy” and “What Happened To Empathy???? From originally a hateful word, to become the paragon sentiment???? Plus some additional comments on my research! Both articles were published in the...

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The Psyhogeos Program

The Modern Greek Language Series has grown out of the need for a comprehensive, Beginning through Intermediate-Advanced, course for the student of the Greek language. The program does not possess a magical or miraculous power. What it does have is a sensible curriculum, a consistent method of teaching and, an incredible organization of each lesson. If the program is applied methodically,...

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English Words Deriving From The Greek Language

The overarching of this Lexicon/Dictionary is to give a more accurate testimony to the influence and contribution of the Greek language to English! There are approximately thirty-thousand English words whose origin is Greek. It could have been easily double or triple this number if one includes derivative words, or many words that are part Greek and part Latin or few part French! I concentrated...

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Corfu – Ponticonissi

Mouse Island

The island named Pontikonisi (Greek meaning “mouse island”) although small is very green with many trees, and the highest natural point, (not counting the trees or man made structures such as the monastery), is about 2 m. Pontikonisi is home of the monastery of Pantokrator (11th or 12th century). It is the white stone staircase of the Monastery that when viewed from afar gives...

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The Nine Muses

The Nine Muses of the Greek Mythology were deities that gave artists, philosophers and individuals the necessary inspiration for creation. Hesiod reveals that they were called Muses or Mouses in Greek, as the Greek word “mosis” refers to the desire and wish. The word museum also comes from the Greek Muses. The Nine Muses were: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomeni, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia,...

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