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New DNA Tests Show Minoans’ European Origins

A recently conducted DNA analysis on the remains of Minoans' skeletons found mainly in a cave in Lassithi, Crete, suggest beyond any doubt and...

Crete Wants Minoans on UNESCO List

Crete  is still pushing for Knossos to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now preparing a new folder titled Minoan civilization, which will...

Greek Student Plays Lyre at European Parliament and Speaks About Greece’s Hardships (Video)

The European Parliament got a rare treat when a student from the Music School Chania Giorgos Papageorgiou played his lyre during a presentation about Greece and...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

New Evidence: Santorini Caldera Created From ‘Pyroclastic Flows’

Scientists presented their study on the different stages in the creation of the caldera and came to the conclusion that the catastrophic tsunami that...

Greece’s Griffin Warrior Tomb from 1450 B.C. Reveals Rings of Power, Mirror and Combs

Dr. Jack L. Davis and Dr. Sharon R. Stocker, a husband-and-wife archaeologist team at the University of Cincinnati believe that the trove of treasures...

A Nature Lover’s Dream, The Flora and Fauna of Chania, Crete

The flora and fauna of Greece is as unique as the country itself. With over 132 regions vitally important for their vegetation and almost 20...

Scientific Paper Proves That Minoan Civilization Originated in Europe

"The first advanced Bronze Age civilization of Europe was established by the Minoans about 5,000 years before present," the new article, entitled "A European population in...

Greek Summers: 6 Ideas for 6 Islands

By Cliff Blaylock The great Greek summer is now in full swing, and as the sun soars high in the sky, causing temperatures to rise...

The Food of Ancient Cretans

The American anthropologist and archaeologist, Jerolyn Morrison, stated that 100 years ago, Cretans used to eat food that was more similar to the food...

Archeologists Keen on Finding Ancient Greek Shipwrecks

Finding modern ships lost at sea can be a difficult task, even with the help of radars, sonar and satellites. Trying though, to find...

Cretan Union Cup Celebrates Reunion with Greece Centenary

The first race of the Cretan Union Cup kicks off today from Chania, at 13:00 local time, followed by Rethymno at 10:00 on Wednesday,...

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