Cinema: O Attic Shapes!

Young Aphrodites, directed by Nikos Koundouros.

There really was a land of Arcadia. A pile of rocks

In the Peloponnese, it just sat there until Theocritus,

A pastoral poet, put it on the map as a literary

Weekend retreat for tired Greek businessmen.

In hexametric idylls, he described the pretty place

As a sort of Aegean Acapulco...

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