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A Messerschmitt Bf 109, the main fighter aircraft of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War which was shot down in Crete, Greece, in 1941,...

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In ancient Greece, temples were not places of worship but monuments dedicated to the beloved gods and goddesses. Many important ancient temples are located in...

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Greek authorities' fears of smugglers burglarizing churches and monasteries in Epirus came true. A few days after two icons, a bible and two holy grails were stolen...

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Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384...

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AP - Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014. There are 186 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this...

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The oldest olive tree in the world lies in the village Ano Vouves, in the region of Chania, Crete, Greece.  It is one of...

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Friday, June 6, 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Western Allied Forces landing in Normandy. Soldiers from Dodekanisa Greek islands took part in...

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The main building of the first foreign institute of Athens, the French School, a building that reflects the long history of French philhellenism, has...

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In late May 1941, just a month had passed after the surrender of Athens to the Germans, who were in the process of seizing...

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May 29 marks the 561st anniversary since the Fall of Constantinople, which was the result of the siege of the Byzantine capital by the...

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The inscriptions on the exhibits Epigraphical Museum in Athens, Greece, reveal which professions were the most popular among the ancient Greeks. Painter, mason (architect or carpenter),...

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Various events took place in Athens during the week of May 5, 2014, in memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire...