Olympic Games that are not Olympic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdM9bwG6Qfk There has been a great deal of comments in recent days on the «Olympic Games 2020» and the «Lighting ceremony» in ancient Olympia. I would like to take this opportunity to make once and for all clear: this charade has nothing to do with Hellenic culture. We Hellenes like theater, but our rites are … Olympic Games that are not Olympic weiterlesen

The destruction of a 3000-year-old rock painting

Unknown persons have destroyed a 3000-year-old rock painting of the Thracians on the Pangaion (municipality in the region of Kavala, eastern Makedonia). The destruction of the famous rock painting on the mountain, on which the popular Pangaion monastery is located today, was discovered by accident by the botanist Giannis Zalidas who made the photos you … The destruction of a 3000-year-old rock painting weiterlesen

Offerings and colours of the gods

Labrys: «Κατάλογος προσφορών» (December 3, «2009»), from: Labrys (Texts), as consulted online on January 25, «2012». Complementary source (with the primary/ancient sources): Labrys: «Ελληνικός Πολυθεϊσμός: Οικιακή Λατρεία», p. 46-63, Athens 2014 (eng. Labrys: Hellenic Polytheism: Vol. I: Household Worship, Athens 2014). The corresponding planets, weekdays, Platonic solids, elements, virtues, gemstones and precious metals have not … Offerings and colours of the gods weiterlesen

Hellenic tradition – from Julian to our days

The following article lists the links in the chain that reach into our time, giving the Hellenic tradition a strong fundament for the future. These are the links in a long chain, to which today's Hellenismos owes its confident self-understanding and self-confident behaviour. This self-understanding wouldn't exist if others hadn't ensured that the torch would … Hellenic tradition – from Julian to our days weiterlesen

Occultism and cultural appropriation

This is cultural appropriation in action. An occultist who once claimed: «‹Tribalism›, ‹ethnic›, ‹racial›, ‹folkish›: these are all common buzzwords for the same thing,» even though Hellenes had no concept for «race,»* presents a «Declaration,» called «Xenia,» the aim of which is to create «unity within the Hellenic polytheistic and pagan communities,» (sic!), although she … Occultism and cultural appropriation weiterlesen

The Hellenic understanding of «tradition»

«Tradition has nothing to do with the so-called local colour or folklore, nor with the various local customs recorded by folklorists. Tradition has to do with the origins and transfer throughout the centuries of a set of notions, perspectives and conceptions that help people who are a living part of the specific tradition to interpret … The Hellenic understanding of «tradition» weiterlesen

Vlassis G. Rassias about Hellenismos (Videos)

About the person: Vlassis G. Rassias (1959-2019) was an ethnic Hellenic economist, historiographer, artist, poet, translator, publisher, author of over twenty-five books and a leading figure in the Re-Hellenization movement. He has transferred both Salustios‘ Peri Theon kai Kosmou and Epictetus‘ Enchiridion into modern Greek. He was the co-founder of the Supreme Council of Ethnic … Vlassis G. Rassias about Hellenismos (Videos) weiterlesen

Wikipedia transforms Hellenes into «neopagans»

Some people are totally shameless. First they deleted the Greek entry about Vlassis G. Rassias from the self-proclaimed encyclopedia Wikipedia, then they create an English entry about him in which he is described as a «neopagan leader» and the Supreme Council of ethnic Hellenes (YSEE) as a «Greek neopagan organisation.» As if that were not … Wikipedia transforms Hellenes into «neopagans» weiterlesen

Vlassis G. Rassias passed away

With great sadness I hereby inform you that the General Secretary of the Supreme Council of ethnic Hellenes (YSEE) Vlassis Rassias passed away the early morning of July 7, «2019». He was a wunderful man, a great Hellene and passionate author. He will be missed by many. His contribution to Hellenism was invaluable, his fight … Vlassis G. Rassias passed away weiterlesen

The diamond of mankind

«Research shows that learning #IndigenousLanguages helps form strong indigenous identities.» (Survival International, Facebook) This message emphasizes why it is so important for us to teach ourselves and our children ancient or original Greek. The Mythological Lab for Kids and the Courses of ancient Greek for adults under the guidance of the Hellenic sociologist Dr. Ourania … The diamond of mankind weiterlesen