Lord Byron and Teresa Makri. Rudolph Meyfarth and his countless sweethearts. Mimikos and Mary. Attik and Marika Filippidou. Four couples and four stories of love (tragic or farcical) that remind us that in Athens love can turn you into a subversive poet, raise you to ancient pediments, send you on faraway journeys, or inspire immortal lyrics.
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The team behind the stories at Clio Muse consists of a dedicated long-haired art conservator, an inquisitive bespectacled historian, a passionate feminist curator, and a gifted graphic designer with a permanent tan.