Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

Evangelistria Monastery, The Cradle of Modern Greece

The Evangelistria Monastery holds the story of Modern Greece in the walls, hallways and courtyards. This historical structure, on the Greek island of Skiathos...

‘This Tomb Is Alive!’ Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou,...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines,...

Turkish President Makes New Provocative Statements About Borders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated comments about the Treaty of Lausanne, likening the recent tragedy Turkey experienced with the 1923 international agreement. On Thursday,...

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port [video]

Archaeologists from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have discovered more impressive finds in Lechaion, Corinth. Greek...

Important Ancient Macedonian Monument in Thessaloniki Open to Public

The bicameral Macedonian tomb from 4th-3rd century BC bearing the name "Makridis Bey" -- after the Ottoman architect who discovered it -- is open...

The Fatal December that Led to the Greek Civil War

"Δεκεμβριανά" (Dekemvriana, December events) is a crucial chapter in modern Greek history and signifies the beginning of the Greek Civil War and the long-lasting...

The Threat of Turkey Unleashing Millions of Refugees to Greece Is Real

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Europe that if procedures for Turkey's accession to the European Union stop, he will unleash 3 million...

Fidel Castro’s Greek Best Friend (video)

Fidel Castro, the leader who defined Cuba and passed away on Friday night at the age of 90, was admired by many Greek politicians,...

The Emblematic Grande Bretagne Hotel, Entwined With Greek History

It was built less than 50 years after Greece won its independence and the modern Greek State was beginning to take form. It was...

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