Last Survivor of Greek Submarine Papanikolis

"When we made it to the submarine base the sirens were blaring, the navy band was playing endlessly and the Commander was floating on...

Katakolo’s Museum: Ancient Greece Ahead of its Time

The Ancient Greek Technology Museum of Kostas Kotsanas in Katakolo, Pyrgos, Greece, hosts the most comprehensive exhibition of its kind in the world, shedding...

Old Sundial Found in Chalkidiki

One of the rarest sundials dating from the Greco-Roman period was found in Polichrono in Chalkidiki.This sundial is not a usual one as it...

The Balkan Wars – 100 Years Later

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars, which engulfed Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The combined armies of the Balkan states...

Thessaloniki Symposium Marks Centennial Liberation

Thessaloniki will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its liberation and incorporation into Greece with a three-day international symposium and an historical exhibition open to...

Archaeologists Revisit Ancient Greek Computer Wreck Site

A new search has begun at a Greek island where an ancient device known as the world's "oldest computer" was found more than over...

Battle of Salamis Marked After 2,500 Years

Some 2,500 years ago a naval battle took place in September (although the exact date remains unknown) in the straits between the Greek mainland...

Every Thessaloniki Metro Stop a Museum

“Every Thessaloni metro station can become a small museum. If the archaeological findings of the Athenian metro boosted its fame, the findings in Thessaloniki...

Greek Woman Stopped Holding Greek Flag at Acropolis

It was supposed to be an ordinary visit for a young couple from Kavala, Greece, eager to visit the Acropolis and make some photographic...

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