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...

New Look For Ancient Olympia Sanctuary

Ancient Olympia, the sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, global symbol and sacred location of the Games in ancient Greece, will get a face-lifting...

Explore the Medieval Village of Kampos with Fun Biking Tours and Cooking Lessons on...

While visiting the Aegean island of Chios, there are many different sights to take in, however, there is one place that still preserves the...

Argyris Sfoundouris: The Man Who Reminded Germany the Nazi Crimes at Distomo

Argyris Sfoundouris was only four years old on June 10, 1944. He was playing with his three sisters in his home in Distomo, in...

Athens History Museum Remains Closed

The staff of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens History Museum, released a letter to the media informing the public, that the museum will...

Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Were Legally Just

Over the centuries, historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody of that time, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to...

Panagia’s Miracles in the History of Hellenism

On the occasion of the public holiday August 15th, Greeks all over the country are awaiting to celebrate one of Christianity’s most significant days,...

Exhibition of Works by Thomas Hope Opens at Benaki Museum of Islamic Art

Sixty works of Dutch and British merchant banker, author, philosopher and art collector Thomas Hope (1769-1831), which present Istanbul during the era of the...

April 21, 2017: The 50th Anniversary of a Dark Day in Greece’s Modern History...

Athenians who are over 50 years old probably have some memories of that Spring morning of April in 1967, when the radio was playing...

The ‘Tsarouchi,’ a Symbol of Greek Bravery and Freedom

When one thinks of Greece's War of Independence in 1821 and the great heroes like Kolokotronis and Karaiskakis, they would inevitably think of the...

Why Germany Rejects Greece’s Claims for WW II Reparations

Germany rejected Greece's demands for World War II reparations after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Berlin of using legal tricks to avoid the issue. Greece's...

The Liberty Ships and the Beginning of Post-War Greek Maritime Rule

After the end of World War II, a few far-sighted entrepreneurs took the first steps in making Greece the world's leading maritime power, that it...

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