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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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Commemorating the 1914-23 Greek Pontic Genocide

Various events took place in Athens during the week of May 5, 2014, in memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire...

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...

Thessaloniki’s Historic Caravanserai Touted To Turkish Buyers

Thessaloniki's Caravanserai is one of 10 titles in northern Greece being listed at a property investment event in Istanbul this month. Among the investment opportunities on...

Cavafy: Born and Died On April 29

Constantine P. Cavafy, one of the greater Greek poets and responsible for the revival and recognition of Greek poetry abroad, was born and died on April 29....

Archive Film of Greece’s Liberation from the Nazis (Video)

Among the archive footage released when British Pathé put its entire back catalogue of vintage newsreels on YouTube last week was film dating back in 1944 of Greece’s...

April 21: The Day of The Colonels and The Junta

April 21 is a day most Greeks remember with fear. It was 47 years ago, just weeks before scheduled elections, that a coup of...

Application on the Battle of Salamis

A new application for the iPhone and iPad on the Battle of Salamis was created by two brothers Tasos and Dimitris Voulgaris, from Phthiotida...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to...

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...

Magnificent Byzantine Churches in the Heart of Athens

A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic centre of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost....

Al Jazeera Features Story on Greek War Reparation Claims (Video)

The leading Qatari news broadcaster “Al Jazeera” featured an on-site story on the Greek claims for the Second World War German war reparations and...

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