Greek Antiquities Pillaged By Nazis

The pillaging of Greek antiquities during the German Occupation of WWII could surpass more than 8,500, according to the journalist Giorgos Lekakis. If those...

Thessaloniki Metro Passes Ancient Finds

There has been a long debate on the Thessaloniki railway network excavations and whether Thessaloniki’s Pompeii will be saved instead of being covered by...

International Scientific Conference in Ancient Olympia

Ancient Olympia, the site of the ancient Olympic Games in the Western Peloponnese, has been appointed for symbolic reasons as venue of the International...

Chaniotis Explains Ancient Greek Graffiti

Angelos Chaniotis, the Greek professor of Ancient History and Classics in the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton university gave a speech under the...

Free Admission To Greek Museums April 18

To mark World Heritage Day,  there was no admission fee for museums and archaeological sites around Greece is free on April 18. World Heritage Day...

Area Linked to 1821 Proclaimed Historical

Following the positive and unanimous approval of the Greek Central Archaeological Council, which met the local community’s longstanding demand, the area in Arkadia has...

Digital Museum For Plato’s Academy

A digital museum will be created at the site of Plato’s Academy in an Athens neighborhood. The project was approved on April 11 by...

Greece’s Museums Losing Visitors, Money

Beset by strikes amid constant protests and riots over austerity measures in 2012, Greece's museums saw a 2.8 percent drop in visitors, and a...

Pella Ancient Agora Excavations to Continue

After the approval of the Central Archaeological Council, excavations at the Ancient Agora of Pella will continue for another five years under Ioannis Akamatis,...

Neanderthal Bones in Greek Cave

In the cave Kalamakia, which is located in the Peloponnese, Neanderthal bones and tools were discovered. This could mean that the area may have...

Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one...

Plato Academy Surroundings Redefined

The Greek Council of State has ruled that proposed structures near the archeological site of Plato’s Academy must be limited in size according to...

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