42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to...

Magnificent Byzantine Churches in the Heart of Athens

A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic centre of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost....

The Police in Ancient Greece

The term "police" used by modern states to describe the body enforcing the law and maintaining order, comes from Middle French police, in turn...

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

In 1994, May 19 was selected by the Greek parliament as the day to commemorate the Pontian Greek Genocide by the Turks. The Pontic...

The Spare Greek Diet Of WWII

Few Greeks are left to remember what happened 72 years ago this month, when, after the Greek Army repulsed the invading Italians at the...

The First Car Accident in Greece

The first car accident officially recorded in Greece occurred on Sunday, March 4, 1907, at about 11.30 in the morning, on the Syggrou avenue...

Big Trouble In Little Cyprus Over The Ages

Situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, Cyprus has been a meeting point for civilizations over the centuries. The birthplace of Venus...

Tragic End of 1821’s Greek Heroes

The Greek War of Independence commenced in 1821 and waged until 1832 when the Greek free state was finally established under the blessings and...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...
Christmas Greek Gifts Ideas

A Greek Gift Guide for Christmas

You cannot really celebrate Christmas without giving to your beloved ones gifts and cards, smaller or bigger presents aiming just to put a smile...

Did The Earth’s Fumes Drive Pythian Prophecies?

"...neither her face nor hue went untransformed; Her breast heaved; Her wild heart grew large with passion. Taller to their eyes, sounding no longer...

The Top 7 Sexy Greek Gods and Godesses

Greek mythology has for milennia captured people's imagination, especially writers and artists. It is all about myths and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks,...

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