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Tourists visit the ancient Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens on January 12, 2011. - 

As the Greek debt crisis persists in Europe, explanations of the situation seem to grow continually... Well, epic.

In today's Mid-day Extra, we hear a hypothetical office conversation over the best way to couch the current Greek financial issues in terms straight from that country's ancient mythology.

Turns out, it might be harder than it seems to find the right metaphor for the occasion.