Polytechnic Uprising: Destitute Greek Republic’s Last Remaining Memorial

The Polytechnic School uprising against the military dictatorship 44 years ago; an overflow of resistance by the Greek people against the junta, is the...

Hidden Crypts Discovered at Famous Monastery of St. John on Patmos Island

The complex that houses the grotto where tradition says Saint John wrote the Book of Revelation and his Gospel, on the eastern Aegean island...

Germany’s Occupation of Greece: A Massacre and Some “Beautiful Souvenirs”

The role of German archaeologists during the occupation in Greece, is being examined by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung in an article published in its...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City’s Ottoman Heritage

The mayor of Thessaloniki said the city is getting ready to uncover more Ottoman heritage -- including mosques and baths -- and plans to...

Chios Celebrates 105th Anniversary of Liberation from the Ottomans (video)

105 years since the liberation of Chios from the Ottomans the people of the island are taking part in ceremonies to mark the occasion. The...

Photos by a Genius: How an American Philhellene Captured the Acropolis in the 19th...

William James Stillman an American journalist, diplomat, author, historian, and photographer captured the magic of Acropolis in 1870 in a series of carbon prints. Relatively...

Lamda Development Sees New Obstacles in Hellenikon Investment

Greek property developer Lamda said on Friday that new obstacles had appeared in its plans to develop the vacant Hellenikon airport site; one of the largest...

How the Holocaust of Arkadi Put an End to Legitimacy of Ottoman Rule in...

Although mainland Greece had been liberated from the Ottomans since the late 1820s, Crete was still suffering under Sultan rule. The Ottoman oppression forced the...

The Liberty Ships and the Beginning of Post-War Greek Maritime Rule

After the end of World War II, a few far-sighted entrepreneurs took the first steps in making Greece the world's leading maritime power, that it...

Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia's Greek origin, was announced...

Orhan Pamuk to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Literature from University of Crete

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Literature Department of the University of Crete on May 4, 2018, the...

232 Years Old and Counting: The Oldest Coffee Shop in Greece (photos, video)

  With the arrival of winter, the seaside region of Pelion is undoubtedly a popular destination amongst Greeks, for short getaways from the noisy cities. Although...

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