Simon Strauss, born 1988 in Berlin. Studied Ancient History in Basel, Poitiers, Cambridge and Berlin.
He holds a PhD in classics and works as a journalist and author in Frankfurt.

What does Europe mean for me:
For me, the European spirit is reflected in the three great instances: philosophy, religion and art. The way these three instances wrestle with each other and how they spark with it, shapes my understanding of European culture.