DEMETRIOS GALANOS: RAGHUVAMSHA OR GENEALOGY OF RAGHU

by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) The Raghuvamsa or Genealogy of Raghu (Gr. Ραγγου Βάνσα ή Γενεαλογία του Ράγγου) (pages xcv + 275) is the first translation into the Greek language of the epic work Raghuvamśa by the most celebrated Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa (5th century AD). The Sanskrit epic (mahakavya) narrates, in 19 sargas (cantos), the stories related to the Raghu dynasty, namely the family of King Dilipa and his descendants …

DEMETRIOS GALANOS: BHAGAVAD GITA

by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) Gita or the Divine Melody (Gr. Γιτά ή θεσπέσιον μέλος) (pages lxxxii + 126),   it contains the translation of the Bhagavad Gītã. In the manuscript there is a note announcing the completion of this translation on November 12, 1802. The Bhagavad Gītã, (lit. “The Song of God”), often referred to as the Gita, is a 750 verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that …

DEMETRIOS GALANOS: BALABARATA

by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) Balabarata or brevity of Mahābhārata (Gr. Βαλαβαράτα ή Συντομή της Μαχαβαράτας), (pages lxvi + 867), it contains the translation of the Bālabhārata of the Jain poet Amaracandra-Sūri Amaracandra is the author of thirteen texts including a close metrical abridgement of the Mahābhārata called the Bālabhārata. This text is divided into 18 parts (parvas), 44 chapters (sargas), and …

“The status of women in Hinduism” by Apostolos Michailidis

APOSTOLOS MICHAILIDIS THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN HINDUISM Doctoral thesis dissertation National and Kapodistrian University of Athens / Department of Theology First Edition: 2006 Second Edition (Improved): 2009 Number of pages: 334 Size: 24×17 ISBN:978-960-354-201-8 «Κόρη, σύζυγος, μητέρα, χήρα, ασκήτρια ή θεά κατά περίσταση. Ποιο νόημα αποδίδει ο Ινδουισμός σε αυτούς τους γυναικείους ρόλους; Ποια …

“West Asian and Hellenistic Elements in Indian Art” by Vinay Kumar

Kumar, Vinay. 2015. West Asian and Hellenistic Elements in Indian Art.  B.R.Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, figs. and maps 67, plates 242, pp. 145. Price Rs.3000. Book review by Sushma Mani   Despite the wealth of material contained in various published works and article, the study of West Asian and Greco-Roman elements in Indian art and their transformation …

Presentation of the book “Mahatma Gandi – The Great Guide” by Sophia Makraki

Ioanna Mexi Στις 30 Ιανουαρίου 2018 είχαμε μια όμορφη βραδιά στο Νέκταρ Αγάπης, επετειακή για τα 70 χρόνια από το θάνατο του Δασκάλου Μαχάτμα Γκάντι. Έγινε η παρουσίαση του βιβλίου των εκδόσεων Αιώνιος Ηνίοχος για τον Μαχάτμα Γκάντι από την κα. Σοφία Μακράκη. Η συγγραφέας με ιδιαίτερη αγάπη και παλμό ψυχής αναφέρθηκε στα ιδιαίτερα γνωρίσματα …

“Greek Desher Itihas” the first book on Greek history to be written in any Indian language.

Priyadarshi Dutta Published in July, 1833 “গ্রীক দেশের ইতিহাস” (Greek Desher Itihas), a Bengali book written by Khettro Mohun Mookerjea, was meant to serve as text book for school students and those appearing in private examinations. Published by Calcutta School Book Society, it is an abridged translation of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith’s book titled History of …

A Self Portrait of the University of Athens in Hindi

एथेंस राष्ट्रीय एवं कपोडीष्ट्रियन विश्वविद्यालय – एक आत्म चित्र A Self Portrait of the University of Athens has been translated into Hindi and is now available on the website of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), so that speakers of the national language of India can be informed in their own language about the history and …

The Snake Charmer by Nina Maria Paschalidou

A Film Documentary by Nina Maria Paschalidou* Cyprus, Greece, 2017, 58 min The Snake Charmer follows Amir Khan, one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today, on a journey across India, as he uses his gifts as a charmer to lure his audience into adopting radical new ideas and practices concerning the way men treat …