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German Aircraft in the Sea Bottom of Crete

A Messerschmitt Bf 109, the main fighter aircraft of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War which was shot down in Crete, Greece, in 1941,...

10 Must See Ancient Greek Temples

In ancient Greece, temples were not places of worship but monuments dedicated to the beloved gods and goddesses. Many important ancient temples are located in...

Stolen Objects from Greek Churches Exhibited Abroad

Greek authorities' fears of smugglers burglarizing churches and monasteries in Epirus came true. A few days after two icons, a bible and two holy grails were stolen...

The Wise Side of Greece — Aristotle’s Trail

Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384...

Today in History

AP - Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014. There are 186 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this...

The Ancient Symbol of Olympism is Greek

The oldest olive tree in the world lies in the village Ano Vouves, in the region of Chania, Crete, Greece.  It is one of...

Greeks in Normandy Invasion: Who they were and how they fought

Friday, June 6, 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the Western Allied Forces landing in Normandy. Soldiers from Dodekanisa Greek islands took part in...

French School of Athens Building Declared a Monument

The main building of the first foreign institute of Athens, the French School, a building that reflects the long history of French philhellenism, has...

Remembering the First Act of Resistance Against Fascism

In late May 1941, just a month had passed after the surrender of Athens to the Germans, who were in the process of seizing...
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A Fascinating Documentary About Fall of Constantinople [VIDEO]

May 29 marks the 561st anniversary since the Fall of Constantinople, which was the result of the siege of the Byzantine capital by the...
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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...

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