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Regardless, ancient Athens was a paradise of philosophical influence … and a mess in tangible reality.
I would’ve retired after Athens and probably went back to school.From Olympic medalist to Capitol rioter: The fall of Klete Keller|Dave Sheinin, Rick Maese|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Bryan Duncan, a corrections officer at Limestone Correctional Facility and an Athens resident, said he’s felt the political winds shift since he first moved to north Alabama over two decades ago.
In fact, unlike in most nations today, only the absolute wealthiest citizens in Athens — the “1 percent,” if you will — paid direct taxes.How Ancient Athens Convinced Its Wealthiest to Love Paying Taxes|Nick Fouriezos|December 13, 2020|Ozy
She’s a graduate student at the University of Georgia in Athens.Why today’s ‘fast fashions’ can be bad for the planet|Kathiann Kowalski|December 10, 2020|Science News For Students
First, sortition was the main system for choosing political officials in ancient Athens.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives?|Michael Schulson|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among these challengers is Olga Palagia, professor of archaeology at the University of Athens.Amphipolis Tomb Yields Amazing Finds But Mysteries Linger|James Romm|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Clooney has been followed around Athens during a three-day visit by a horde of paparazzi that number into the hundreds.
He roamed the streets of Athens asking people provocative questions that exposed uncomfortable contradictions in their beliefs.The Ivy League Provides the Best Trade Schools Around|Nick Romeo|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so one recent evening I pulled into Athens, Ga., the 10th stop on my 15-city, self-engineered, all-drive, no-fly book tour.Dumps and Death Threats, Hecklers and Vindication: True Tales from Today’s DIY Book Tour|Bill Morris|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Timon of Athens we find secure used as verb "Secure thy heart."
In Athens, rhetoric, mathematics, and natural history supplanted rhapsodies and speculations on God and Providence.
He must have accepted gifts, since his means of living were exceedingly small, even for Athens.
But he was always held, even at Athens, in the highest honor, and his pieces were frequently reproduced upon the stage.
Athens and Sparta were already in that mood toward each other which rendered the disaster of the Peloponnesian war inevitable.
British Dictionary definitions for Athens
Cultural definitions for Athens (1 of 2)
A leading city of ancient Greece, famous for its learning, culture, and democratic institutions. The political power of Athens was sometimes quite limited, however, especially after its defeat by Sparta in the Peloponnesian War. Pericles was a noted ruler of Athens. (See also under “World Geography.”)
Cultural definitions for Athens (2 of 2)
Capital of Greece in east-central Greece on the plain of Attica, overlooking an arm of the Mediterranean Sea. Named after its patron goddess, Athena, Athens is Greece's largest city and its cultural, administrative, and economic center.