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The discovery of the missing sphinx's head inside the third chamber of the Amphipolis tomb – 12 meters from the entrance– has raised several intriguing...

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For ancient Greeks, rape was natural, normal sexual behavior. Adultery, meanwhile was considered a crime, according to a recent Spectator Magazine article. In ancient Greece,...

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A memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians during World War I was unveiled in Athens, Greece, a city that hosts...

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"I have no inspiration in England. In Greece I get inspired because there are stories and people I love, it is never quiet, there...

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A century has passed since Greek battleship “G. Averof” sailed into the Faliro bay and was appointed as the flagship of the Hellenic Navy, heading...

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A documentary about Greece in the aftermath of the Civil War and World War II that was found in the United Nations archives in 2007 will be...

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A book stabbed by Emmanuel Rhoides in a fit of anger, letters of Eleftherios Venizelos and Dionysios Solomos, the first edition of the “Hymn...

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The Greek ministry of culture released today a set of pictures of the newly-excavated Amphipolis tomb mosaic. The mosaic is now fully uncovered, exposing...

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To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

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So fascinating did the mystery of the Britannic shipwreck prove to Jacques Cousteau, he scoured the depths of the Kea coast in the hopes of finding it. Sister ship...

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A number of spectacular events and celebrations were held again this year on the beautiful Greek island of Spetses, on the occasion of the Armata Festival, on...

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Today marks 92 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna (Izmir) and the Great Fire that destroyed the city, causing the majority of Greeks in Asia...