An Athenian Evocation

 ATHENS – All roads may lead to Rome, but the starting point on antiquity’s aesthetic highway was slightly east. If you have not yet been to Athens, fear not,  for Athens may have already been to you: no need to recite the contributions Greek culture made to our rube American one, for it would be a long night indeed.  The first time I came to Athens as an adult there was some political buzz in the air, but coming from a Middle East hot zone I found the atmosphere oddly fascinating. You might even say I came for the politics and stayed a while longer, on account of the … Continue reading An Athenian Evocation