Socrates in Athens
Alexia has studied Optics and Classics at the University of Athens. She holds a Phd in Classics from the Georg – August Universität Göttingen in Germany. Her book, a commentary on sympotic poetry has been published. She is currently teaching classics in the Hellenic American Foundation and in the Norwegian Institute in Athens. Her long lasting study at the field of classics gives her a very good command of the ancient world in its different phases.
Mara Kanari was born and razed in Athens Greece. She graduated from Athens College and went on to Greek National guide School in Corfu and while guiding got her second degree in Humanities and Studies in Greek Civilization from The Hellenic Open University. She has been leading groups in Greek, English and Japanese with emphasis on the Ancient Greek civilization and mythology. Since 2001 she has taken tourists from over 60 countries to both the mainland and the islands of Greece, sharing with them her knowledge of history, archaeology, good food, better wine and folklore dancing. Her future plans include finally learning how to cook and completing her first novel titled 'Misguided'.
Effie is an archaeologist with an MSc in Aegean Prehistory. She is a native Athenian, but has traveled all over Greece and the islands of the Aegean sea, particularly Crete, for excavations and research. She loves being able to bring archaeological finds to life for people from different cultural backgrounds, searching for new interpretations. She teaches modern Greek and she organizes educational programs for children. She is fluent in Greek, English and German.
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