Crocodiles, Cobras, Giant Lizards ‘Once Inhabited Greece’

Crocodiles, cobras and giant Komodo-dragon-sized lizards called varanids once walked the banks of the Axios River and lived on the Greek island of Evia...

Greece Seeks Parthenon Sculpture from German Museum

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. The sculpture, a centaur's...

Talos, the Ancient Greek Humanoid Robot

     (Talos as imagined by the makers of the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts) In a modern world obsessed with technology it might...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

Neolithic Woman’s Reconstructed Face to be Revealed in Athens on Jan. 19

The reconstructed face of a woman who lived around 7000 BC will be revealed at the Acropolis Museum on January 19. "Avgi" is the newest...

Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities...
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Greece Shuts Down Ancient Nemea Site Says Archaeologist Who Recovered It

The American archaeologist who masterminded the recovery of the ancient site in Nemea says that because of lack of guards, the site is in...

Athens Herod Atticus Odeon’s Facade Free of Scaffold

The Ephorate of Antiquities in Athens announced, that maintenance work on the facade wall of the legendary Herod Atticus Theatre in downtown  Athens; near...

Norwegian Divers Discover Roman-era Shipwrecks off Naxos Island

Divers exploring the reef off the coast of Naxos island, were in for a surprise when they discovered a cluster of ancient shipwrecks. The eight...

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities...

Greek Olympians Plan to Protest the Kidnapping of the Greek Marbles by Dressing as...

A group of Greek Olympians have decided to protest Britain's refusal to return the Parthenon sculptures to Greece by protesting inside the British Museum; where...

Excavations in Cyprus show Contact with Neighbours in Neolithic Times

Archaeologists in Cyprus discovered a number of objects near the towns of Paphos, that reveal contact between Cyprus and inhabitants of other coasts in...

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