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What Questions did Ancient Greeks Ask the Oracles?

Ancient Greeks were curious people and always asked questions about the world and man, as the writings of philosophers of the times indicate. At...

Taking an Afternoon Odyssey in an Ancient Greek Warship (video+photos)

“The roaring seas and many a dark range of mountains lie between us,” wrote Homer in The Iliad. Luckily for Greek Reporter and over...

The Ancient Greek Scientist Who Was a King’s Lie Detector

As long as there no bullet-proof mechanisms to detect a lie, reading a person’s physical response to spot an untruth is one technique that...

Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the...

President Hails Ancient Greek Influence on Modern Science

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has used a speech at a summer university event to refer to the great influence of ancient Greek thought on contemporary...

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...

Majestic Full Moon Rises Above Ancient Greek Temple of Poseidon (photos)

Thursday night’s full moon, dubbed the 'Strawberry Moon', has been captured rising above the ancient Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, south of Athens. It is...

National Theater Offers Cut-Price Tickets for Ancient Greek Dramas

The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for its two summer productions performed...

Athens Museum Echoes to Hymns Sung for Ancient Greek Gods

Athens' National Archaeological Museum has been echoing to the sound of hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago. Marking World Music Day celebrations,...

Did Ancient Greeks ‘Go to the Beach’?

Every summer, Greeks flock to the beaches of the Aegean and the Ionian seas to swim, get a tan or chill out in picturesque...

Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

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