The Parthenon

The Parthenon Like You ‘ve Never Seen it Before!

A team of Russian photographers has created this amazing digital tour of the Acropolis in Athens. Anybody who wishes to visit The Parthenon but...

Why Do Greeks Dye Eggs Red for Easter?

For Orthodox Christians, one of the oldest Easter traditions are dyed eggs, which are associated with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Eggs symbolize...

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...

Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, Archimedes Top MIT list

Four ancient Greek philosophers rank among a list from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of people who have most influenced the planet. They may have...

10 Must See Ancient Greek Temples

In ancient Greece, temples were not places of worship but monuments dedicated to the beloved gods and goddesses. Many important ancient temples are located in...

Common Words in the Greek and Turkish Language

The Greeks were under Ottoman occupation for 400 years and the period of the Ottoman rule are traditionally viewed in a negative light as...

Five Dead Inside Amphipolis Tomb

The remains found in the grave of the Amphipolis tomb, Greece , belong to five dead and not one, as archaelogists had initially thought. Greece...

Holocaust Museum to Be Build in Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, on Friday unveiled plans to build a Holocaust museum to honor some 46,000 Jewish residents deported and killed in Nazi...

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...

Sexual Peculiarities of the Ancient Greeks

In Ancient Greece we can find anything from sex festivals--to sex toys. Aristotle pondered why people are ashamed to admit that they like having...

Ebola Virus: A 2,500-Year-Old Ancient Greek Story

The epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus in countries of West Africa is out of control, but it can be halted, said...
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Most Popular Professions in Ancient Greece

The inscriptions on the exhibits Epigraphical Museum in Athens, Greece, reveal which professions were the most popular among the ancient Greeks. Painter, mason (architect or carpenter),...

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