“The School of Athens” in Bengali

By Prof. Sakti Sadhan Mukhopadhyay* The School of AthensAuthor : Shaktisadhan MukhopadhyayPublisher : Virasat Art Publication, Kolkata, 2022Category : Non-fiction, 164 pagesPrice : 300 INR The framed fresco, The school of Athens (1508—1512), was painted by Raphael (1483—1520), a great artist of the Italian Renaissance, under the patronage of Pope Julius II. It was intended …

Some Greek–related publications of the Greek Club Kyklos in Kolkata

By Ujjal Ghosh* The “Greek Club KYKLOS” was founded in 1988 by the renowned polyglot linguist Asit Chakraborty (1935-2003) and a few other friends of the Greek civilization in Kolkata. Since then the Club has increased in numbers and provides regular Greek language courses every Monday evening at its premises (Lokenath Apartment, 74A, Nagendra Nath …

Agreement for the publication in the Greek language of the “Unfinished Memoirs” of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

This year Bangladesh celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. To honor this auspicious occasion it was decided that the “Unfinished Memoirs” by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman should be translated and published in the Greek language. The relevant agreement thereon was signed on June 25, 2020 by H.E. …

Online presentation and discussion on the book “Taste of Hemlock” by the Bangladeshi diplomat Sujan Debnath

You are cordially invited to attend the online presentation and discussion on the Bangla book on Socrates and Classical Greece “Taste of Hemlock” by the Bangladeshi diplomat Sujan Debnath On Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 16:00 hrs GMT (19:00 hrs Greek Time, 22:00 hrs Bangladesh Time) Free participation. Link for joining in Zoom HERE  Program: …

REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE

THE REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE Original Greek title: ΙΝΔΟΠΡΕΠΩΝ ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΗ by Helen Abadzi & Manuel Tassoulas Rendered into English with Commentaries by Radhika Yeddanapudi (2016) Around the year 1954, there appeared in Greece from the magical land of India, films with haunting melodies that had been well hidden in the records of some …

Greek Poetry in Bengali – Rudra Kinshuk

The Bengali poet, critic, and translator Rudra Kinshuk was born in the village Samudragarh, West Bengal in 1971. He was graduated from the University of Calcutta and did his post-graduation from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, and Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He studied French from the French Institute of Chandannagar. He has done extensive research in …

Presentation of books οn Indo-Greek studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University

On the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee Birth Anniversary of Prof. U.P. Arora, a pioneer scholar on Indo-Greek Studies, the Greek Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University organized a felicitation event and the release of his latest book “Greek Sources on India: Alexander to Megasthenes“ On Tuesday 8th October 2019, 3:30 pmat JNU, Convention Center …

Greek Sources on India: Alexander to Megasthenes

by Udai Prakash Arora* ARYAN BOOKS INTERNATIONAL, New Delhi, 2018 Hard Bound, Pages:  xxvi+482. ISBN-13:  978-81-7305-601-7 DESCRIPTION “Anyone who is surprised that with so many historians already in the field on Alexander it should have occurred to me to compose this history, should express his surprise only after perusing all their works and then reading …