Olympic Marathon Runner Spyros Louis To Appear On New €2 Coin

The first modern-day Olympic Marathon winner at the 1896 Summer Olympics Spyros (Spyridon) Louis will be featured on around 750,000 new €2 coins that will be released later...

Kemal Atatürk Commemorated in Thessaloniki

Many Turkish citizens arrived today in Thessaloniki to commemorate Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on the 75th anniversary of his death and pay their respects outside...

Greek Myths That Have a Religious Background

by Lauren DeVoe, Demand Media All Greek myths are religious. These myths were stories about the various gods and heroes that accounted for the creation...

Pavlopoulos: Ancient Greek Spirit Can Help Defend Our Culture

"The ancient Greek spirit can help the people today defend our endangered culture," said Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday in his address at...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

Greece’s Top 10 Archaeological Sites

Explore TripAdvisor's list of top ten historic sites and landmarks worth visiting in Greece, based on travelers' votes. Get your ticket, fasten your seatbelt and follow...

Olympic Flame for the Rio Games has been Lit in Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the 2016 Rio Games has been lit in ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, launching the torch relay for the...

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...

Jan 19, 1953: First Woman Elected in Greek Parliament

On January 19, 1953, Eleni Skoura was the first woman elected in Greece's parliament, beating another female candidate. Born Eleni Papachristou in Volos in 1896,...

Industrial Gas Museum in Athens Celebrates First Anniversary

On Sunday, The Industrial Gas Museum celebrated its one year anniversary in an event held at the Athens Technopolis.The museum opened in Athens on...

Healthy Dolmades with Ancient Greeks’ Favorite Kale and Quinoa

In ancient Greece, kale used to grow wild in the countryside and was a staple in most households. It was widely consumed not only as...

Lysiotis’ Book Shows British Hold On Cyprus

The Journal of D.P 743 - the number assigned to Renos Lysiotis during the British occupation of Cyprus when he was held prisoner, is...

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