Thursday, 3 January 2019

Greek history: a never-ending story

This is how Isaac Asimov concludes his book, The Greeks: A Great Adventure.


‘History is a story without an end. Almost at its opening, Greek history dealt with the battle between Europe and Asia; between the men on one side of the Aegean Sea and the men on the other. It was Greece and Troy; then Greece and Persia; then Greece and the Ottoman empire. And it continues.’