C402 On the road to Ithaka, C.P. Cavafy

Constantine P. Cavafy, was the pseudonym of Konstantínos Pétrou Kaváfis. He was born April 29, 1863, in Alexandria, Egypt, and died 70 years later on his birthday, April 29, 1933, in Alexandria. His parents were both from the Greek community in Constantinople (now Istanbul) Turkey. Historically, this was Anatolia. He was a Greek poet who consciously developed his... Continue Reading →

2017-11-11 He’s Gone–The Lebanese Prime Minister al-Hariri is Missing

​​Today is the traditional celebration of Veteran's Day, that holiday which honors military veterans; people who served in any capacity the United States Armed Forces. Originally it was called Armistice to commemorate the ending of World War I at precisely the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, but in... Continue Reading →

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