"Periferia is an ancient greek word which dérives from the verb perifero,i.e, to bear, bring about; Periferoalso means to let someone know or makesomething known to people, therefore to spread and communicate.
Periferia as a specific area is the perimeter of any closed system. But the1ine of letter Фcuts like a sword the circumference of the solid circle. Periferia symbolizes the fact that you are always far from the center, thatyou follow paths which will never bring you towards the center — youremain marginal by definition.
The verb in passive voice, Periferomai, signifies the act of travelling here and there like a wandering Ulysses and at the same time swinging roundyourself. Periferiahas an erotic side and refers of course to woman's buttocks. Finally the noun periforais used in a ritualistic aspect and pictures aprocession while a litany is sung." - Sakis Papadimitriou