Maine Hellenic Society an interpretive center for uncovering the fascinating history of Greece

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A few local Greeks and a very active Americans philhellenes members of the Hellenic Society in Maine,organized so far a wide variety of events.

Hellenic Society of Maine, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide cultural programs of the highest quality to inspire and diverse the Portland community of Maine,as teens, and adults to explore, understand, and embrace today’s interconnected Greece.Hellenic Society of Maine next event is:”The Parthenon: Α Marvel through Ages ” with Miltiades Zacas
7 p.m., Thursday, February 20Room 113, Wishcamper CenterUSM PortlandFree and open to the public
Undoubtedly a creation of art and a model of architecture, the Parthenon fully represents the multifaceted social, political and cultural development of the Golden Age of ancient Greece. The lecture will cover the high architectural and technical demands for the creation of this great monument, which remains as one of the most famous examples of Greek (and not only) architecture. In addition, the contribution of social, political and economic environment of the era that gave birth to this amazing monument will be discussed.Miltiades Zacas, Ph.D, P.E., M.ASCE has over 35 years of experience in geotechnical investigation, design and consultancy on various projects in Maine and internationally.For any Portland visitor,who wish to attend Greek cultural events in Maine: contact Mery Snell (207) 892-9831, co-president or Christopher Ziagos (207) 775-3607, co-president, or email us at
Many thanks to IRWIN D. NOVAK | PhD | University of Southern Maine, ME | USM | Department of Geosciences – Research Gate for his Maine cultural events updates.

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