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Translations in literature: English to Filipino

2017-12-26 philstar
A few days before Christmas, I was in a bookstore looking over titles that are worth reading and gifting. For me, a trip to a bookstore is mainly one of quiet adventure and discovery.

Debt King Drahi builds a cable empire on credit

PARIS: The best description of Patrick Drahi’s business model may be the one he gave last year in a talk at his alma mater. “I bought everything on credit,” he told students at French engineering school Polytechnique. “I didn’t take much risk. It’s the banks that lent everything.” (118-2)

UMSL Professor Michael Cosmopoulos Inducted to the Royal Society of Canada

2017-11-29 thenationalherald
WINNIPEG, Canada – The Royal Society of Canada became the latest group to recognize University of Missouri–St. Louis Professor Michael Cosmopoulos for more than 30 years of contributions to the study of ancient Greek civilization when it inducted him into the society during a special ceremony on Nov. 24 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Altice Says It Has No Plan to Raise Cash Through Equity Sale - Bloomberg

2017-11-20 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (17-0)

Modern Greeks’ DNA Similar to Mycenaeans and Minoans, Study Finds

2017-11-09 thenationalherald
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s reproduction of the “Ladies in Blue” fresco excavated before 1914 at Knossos, Crete. The original is in the Archaeological Museum of Herakleion.

The First English Translation of the Odyssey by a Woman

2017-11-06 thenationalherald
NEW YORK – The Odyssey by Homer is the second famous work by the ancient poet following The Iliad, the epic poem about the Trojan War. Focusing on the return trip home of the hero Odysseus after the war, The Odyssey has been translated many times into several different languages.

This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization | History | Smithsonian

2017-11-03 smithsonianmag
They had been digging for days, shaded from the Greek sun by a square of green tarpaulin slung between olive trees. The archaeologists used picks to break the cream-colored clay, baked as hard as rock, until what began as a cluster of stones just visible in the dirt became four walls in a neat rectangle, sinking down into the earth. Little more than the occasional animal bone, however, came from the soil itself.

Adelaide Festival 2018 taps into FOMO with a suite of modern classics

It was the talk of the town, the production that changed people. It was like nothing the city had seen before. Five stars wasn't enough.

Sketch: Malcolm Turnbull makes Tony Abbott's day. Guaranteed

"Quick, quick, Prime Minister!" cried one of Malcolm Turnbull's more excitable footmen. "He's at the doors!"

Adrian Dunbar on directing Homer on a Donegal beach – and his fears for Line of Duty | Television & radio | The Guardian

2017-08-18 theguardian
The actor best known as Superintendent Ted Hastings in Line of Duty is bringing Homer and Heaney to County Donegal. Our writer joins him for oysters as he takes his dogs for a windswept walk along the shore

Mohamed El Bachiri: ‘Terrorists killed my wife: this is my jihad for love’ | Life and style | The Guardian

2017-07-29 theguardian
Mohamed El Bachiri’s wife, Loubna, died in a suicide attack in Brussels last year. He talks to Emma Beddington about his manifesto for peace and bringing up three sons on his own

U.S. cable companies' wireless entry paves way for 'quad' play

2017-06-30 reuters
NEW YORK More U.S. consumers can buy their landline phone, Internet, television and mobile service from one company due to cable providers entering the wireless industry. But investors should not expect so-called quad-play bundles to be as popular as in some other countries anytime soon.


2017-05-12 theamericanmag
Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" has some comic genes, but something far more serious is going on here.

'Sing, O Muse' (A Greek Tragedy)

2017-05-11 seekingalpha
Sing, O muse, of the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. -Homer, The Iliad

The Iliad Out Loud & Abridged by William Zappa after Homer at The Street Theatre

The Iliad Out Loud & Abridged. By William Zappa after Homer. Directed by Zappa. April 28 and 29 at 7pm. April 30 at 4pm. The Street Theatre. Tickets: $35-$40. Packages: two session $60-$70; three sessions $75-$90. Bookings: 6247 1223 or