The Police in Ancient Greece

The term "police" used by modern states to describe the body enforcing the law and maintaining order, comes from Middle French police, in turn...

MP Repousi Now Questions Asia Minor Genocide

The stance Maria Repousi took concerning "the congestion of Greeks” in the port of Smyrna in 1922, which she herself withdrew from the school...

Greece Marks 61 Years After Suffrage

On 28 May 1952, 61 years ago, Greek women obtained the right to vote and stand as candidates in legislative and municipal elections. For decades...

Myrtou St. Panteleimon Monastery In Ruins

The monastery of Saint Panteleimon in the village Myrtou of Cyprus is in terrible condition. It was converted into a Turkish military camp after...

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...

Foreign Ambassadors Visit Ancient Dodona

Thirty ambassadors of foreign states in Greece, from European, Asian and African countries, visited the archaeological site of Dodona, and in particular its internationally...

New DNA Tests Show Minoans’ European Origins

A recently conducted DNA analysis on the remains of Minoans' skeletons found mainly in a cave in Lassithi, Crete, suggest beyond any doubt and...

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...

Greece Seeks WWII Antiquities From Germany

Already pressing Germany for 240 billion euros ($311.6 billion) for World War II reparations, Greece is also readying a case for the return of...

The Famous Palace of Knossos and its History

Knossos, the famous Minoan Palace lies five kilometers southeast of Heraklion, in the valley of the river Kairatos, in Crete. Ιn Greek mythology, the...

Many Greeks Prefer Junta To Austerity

A survey published on the April 21 anniversary of the start of a seven-year military dictatorship that imprisoned, tortured and exiled thousands of people...

For Some, Greece’s Junta Lives On

On the morning of April 21, 1967, Greeks suddenly found tanks in the streets of Athens as a coup of military leaders staged a...

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