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...

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...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge...

Wikipedia Robots Fight Over Alexander the Great

Humans and software robots (bots) fight over the content of the Alexander the Great entry in Wikipedia, according to new British scientific research. The research...

A Little-Known Shipwreck in Greece that Cost More than 4,000 Lives

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet...

WWII Survivors, Historians Present Database of Witness Accounts of German Occupation

“I don’t feel hatred for the Germans. But I feel great sadness because Nazis existed. Why did we allow as a society for Nazis...

President: The Fossils of Nazism We See Springing-Up Around Europe Are Not Insignificant

Greece and Europe must not become complacent at the rise of extreme-right movements in Europe and must never forget the atrocities of the Second...

CIA: USSR Wanted ‘Republic of Macedonia’ With Thessaloniki, Kavala, Alexandroupolis in 1950

A CIA document recently declassified and published on its website, refers to a Soviet Union plan to create a "Republic of Macedonia" including Thessaloniki,...

The History of Cyprus Maps Since the Turkish Invasion in 1974

The presentation of maps of Cyprus by the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides in Geneva was one of several since the Turkish invasion...

Serbian FM Says his Country was ‘Foolish’ to Recognize ‘Republic of Macedonia’

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said that his country "slapped Greece in the face" by recognizing the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) as...

Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

Evangelistria Monastery, The Cradle of Modern Greece

The Evangelistria Monastery holds the story of Modern Greece in the walls, hallways and courtyards. This historical structure, on the Greek island of Skiathos...

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