Meet the Warriors Bringing Ancient Greek Warfare Back to Life (photo, video)

Greek history is known worldwide for its tales of immortal gods, heroic warriors and battles like the fall of Troy. One group of modern...

Greeks Honor Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi

On 10 April 1825, three years after the failed attempt to occupy Missolonghi, the Ottoman armies returned to besiege the city that had become the...

Karytaina: Greece’s ‘5,000-Drachma Bill Bridge’ (video)

The bridge of Karytaina is widely known as the '5,000-drachma bill bridge' because its image, along with that of the town, was on an...

The Ancient Greek Boy and his Yo-Yo

The very first depiction of a yo-yo is to be found on an ancient Greek vase from the 5th century BC, where a boy...

Greece to Submit Bid to UNESCO for ‘Exile Island’

Greece is preparing to submit an application to UNESCO to recognize the uninhabited island of Makronisos; an island where tens of thousands of political...

AEK’s 1968 Triumph: More Than Just a Game

On April 4, 1968 a Greek sporting triumph took place when AEK won the European Cup in basketball in front of 80,000 spectators at...

Riding Down Memory Lane to 1950s Piraeus (photos)

The citizens of Piraeus have had the opportunity to take a ride on antique buses and trolley buses. The vehicles, which once upon a time...

Greek Holy Monday Traditions and Beliefs

The first of the seven days leading up to Easter Sunday is upon us and for those who have been fasting over Lent, the...

The Mosque of the Janissaries, Landmark of Crete’s Chania

Once ruled by the Ottomans for a long period of time, Crete is home to many remnants of the period, easy to spot through...

War and a Greek City: Corinth and its Revolution

While much of the media covered Sunday’s Greek Independence Day celebrations from the country’s capital, Greek Reporter took to the road to see how...

March 25th Parade has Additional Significance this Year (video)

The annual March 25th parade in Athens in honor of Greece's 1821 War of Independence had additional significance this year since the country is...

The Great Fighters of Greece’s War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence of 1821 is the stuff of legend, as the outnumbered, poorly armed Greeks fought against an entire empire with...

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