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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2004
...George Floridis George Floridis is former minister of public order of Greece and member of parliament. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Security for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games George Floridis More and more often, we become painfully aware that our...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2005
...George V. Voulgarakis 2005 George V. Voulgarakis is minister of public order of Greece. Securing the Olympic Games: A Model of International Cooperation to Confront New Threats George V. Voulgarakis In truly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 142–145.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Constantine P. Danopoulos Alexander Kitroeff: Wrestling with the Ancients: Modern Greek Identity and the Olympics. New York: Greekworks, 2004. 276 pages. ISBN 0-974660-0-3. $32.00. 2005 Constantine P. Danopoulos is professor of political science at San Jose State University...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 140–142.
Published: 01 December 2005
... convergence or reconciliation. Alexander Kitroeff: Wrestling with the Ancients: Modern Greek Iden- tity and the Olympics. New York: Greekworks, 2004. 276 pages. ISBN 0-974660-0-3. $32.00. Reviewed by Constantine P. Danopoulos. Since their founding in the 1890s by Baron Pierre de Coubertin...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 145–148.
Published: 01 December 2005
... convergence or reconciliation. Alexander Kitroeff: Wrestling with the Ancients: Modern Greek Iden- tity and the Olympics. New York: Greekworks, 2004. 276 pages. ISBN 0-974660-0-3. $32.00. Reviewed by Constantine P. Danopoulos. Since their founding in the 1890s by Baron Pierre de Coubertin...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... a commitment to our world and more specif- ically to our region, and I would like to outline this commitment. The Millennium Assembly and the Olympic Games of September 2000 symbolize the beginning of an era for my country. After the 2000 General...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2001
... to travel to America”; “Athens should not be allowed to host the 2004 Olympics”; and “Greece should be officially labeled a terrorist nation”—somewhere between Qaddafi’s Libya and Saddam’s Iraq, I suppose. MQ 12.3-01 Bakoyannis 7/19/01 4:59 PM Page 4...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 142–159.
Published: 01 September 2005
.... Greeks Bearing Consensus: Suggestions for Increasing Greece’s Soft Power in the West Louis Klarevas Recent events—leading Europe through the showdown over Iraq and suc- cessfully staging the Olympics—have provided Greece...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 75–94.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Evaggelos G. Vallianatos The Athens Olympics in August 2004 were as much a reminder of what Christianity did to the Hellenes in the past two millennia as it was a celebra- tion of the coming home of this great ancient Hellenic tradition. It was the Christian emperor Theodosius who abolished...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... event facing Greece is the staging of the Olympic Games in 2004. Two years before the commencement of the games, prepara- tions are well advanced, a fact confirmed by the International Olympic Com- mittee. For the organization of the Olympics, in addition to the state machin- ery, the whole of Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and determination that were recently high- lighted by the Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games. In Athens, athletes of the world dedicated themselves to a noble cause and showed us that com- petition does not necessarily mean tension, friction, crisis, or confl ict. On the contrary, they proved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Olympic Committee as well as the International Olympic Academy from 2004 until 2009, which put him at the forefront of bringing the successful Olympic Games back to Greece in 2004. This seminal event in modern Greek history showcased a country and culture in which he took enormous pride...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of dates in which policies directed against the pagan Greeks were adopted by Christian Roman emperors. Worship of the Hellenic gods and sacrificing to them were forbidden on the penalty of death. The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Olympic Agones were ended. Teach- ers were forbidden to engage in Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and sacrificing to them were forbidden on the penalty of death. The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Olympic Agones were ended. Teach- ers were forbidden to engage in Greek studies. An edict of Zeno, published in 484, reads thus: “Bishops and government agents should find and punish teachers of Hel- 3...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 June 2002
... the limitless and free seas and what the seas could bring to him in profits and glamour. It is known, for instance, that he established and owned Olympic Airways, as a relatively profitable, international aviation business. He loved it very much but deep inside never considered Olympic Airways as “his...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 March 2007
... could carry the flag and declared that “the twenties in grades that young Odysseas achieved at his school are worth much more than the medals won by the Olympic medallists at the Sydney Olympic Games.” For his part, the presi- dent of the republic, Costis Stephanopoulos, publicly echoed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Olympics put a serious dent in Greece’s budget and any pretense of changing public finance.1 By 2008, it also appeared that serious widespread riots resulting from a police shoot- ing of a teenaged protestor led the Karamanlis government to hunker down, wishing not to induce greater unrest through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
... prospects, in line with the respective priorities and policy strategies of their leaderships. The handing off of the Olympic Games from Athens in 2004 to Beijing in 2008 gave an unprecedented opportu- nity to the countries to cooperate on a theme respected and valued by both: the ancient character...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 June 2005
... deletion, the Olympic Truce for the duration of the 2004 Summer Olympics was endorsed, but the Palestinian proposal to condemn the assas- sination of Sheikh Yassin was rejected. Conclusion The creation of a new Euro-Mediterranean body in the form of the Parlia- mentary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
... finds expression as a multidimensional cultural construct. However, this must not be construed to mean that no further significance is attached to Turkish identity in ethnic terms. Events such as the Turkish Olympics (an interna- tional competition in Turkish language) organized in Turkey, efforts...