Reflecting on The Great Fire of Smyrna and Turkey’s Current Irredentist Rhetoric

Uzay Bulut, a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara who now resides in Washington, D.C., has written an article called: Turkey:...

New Graffiti in Athens University Campus “Goes Viral”

A new graffiti project that adorns the National Technical University of Athens campus in Zografou has gone viral in the past few days. The impressive mural is a...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates March 25th with Free Entrance for All

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating Independence Day on March 25 with the presentation of a copy of “Kore 685”, on which Swiss painter Émile...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Greek Actor Giorgos Kimoulis Resigns From Head of SNFCC Board

Greek actor Giorgos Kimoulis has resigned after serving as chairman of the board for Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNFCC) Cultural Center, for less than a...

How Rich Greeks Once Paid Taxes…Back in Ancient Times

Hard to imagine, but back in the days of the Ancient Greece, the richest of the rich competed to pay the most taxes, while...

Lesvos, Greece Is Home to the ‘World’s Most Beautiful Street’

Greece is a country full of beautiful villages, people, food and antiquity; all against the back drop of the glistening sea. It's no surprise...

Experience Knossos Like Never Before With a 3D Tour of the Minoan Palace! (Video)

Every year people visiting Crete stop by the ruins of the ancient city of Knossos to experience what remains from the capital of Minoan...

No Specific Proposal Made to British Museum on Parthenon Marbles, Says Greek Culture Ministry

No official or unofficial proposal has been made to the British Museum by the current leadership of the Culture ministry on the return of...

‘Art Nouveau’ Exhibition at Benaki Museum

The Culture Ministry in cooperation with Badisches Landesmuseum and the Benaki Museum are organizing an exhibition entitled "Art Nouveau" from the collections of the...

Greece Offers UK Its Ancient Artifacts as Incentive for Returning the Parthenon Marbles

After the decision made last year by the Greek government to not legally pursuit forcing the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to their...

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