The Village of Christians and Muslims

Platani is a beautiful village on the Greek island of Kos in the Dodecanese complex, where two religions coexist in harmony. The village has...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a...

Greek Deities and Their Roman Counterparts

The mythology of ancient Greece shares many mythological deities with the mythology of ancient Rome, figures that pose common lineages, dominions and attributes, but...

Greek PM Visits Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday visited the museum of the Holocaust and paid tribute to the victims of the Nazis. "We are in a...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

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...

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...

Battle of Salamis Marked After 2,500 Years

Some 2,500 years ago a naval battle took place in September (although the exact date remains unknown) in the straits between the Greek mainland...

Velos Mutiny Honored in Special Ceremony

A special event was held on May 23 at the Grove of Nautical Tradition, at Flisvos Marina, to honor the Naval Movement and the...

Most Surreal Easter Celebrations Take Place in Chios

In Vrontados a village on the Greek island of Chios residents organize a yearly fake rocket war, between two churches, Agios Markos and Panagia...

The Complete (Greek) Guide to Travel in Istanbul

Istanbul is a great city to experience, but for Greeks it has a special meaning as the Byzantine and Greek foundations of what was once the known world’s largest metropolis can be seen everywhere.

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

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