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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.
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Quick, quick, Prime Minister!" cried one of Malcolm Turnbull's more excitable footmen. "He's at the doors!"
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’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
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.
Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" has some comic genes, but something far more serious is going on here.
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. 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 www.thestreet.org.au.
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