Meet the Team that Recovered the Ancient Bronze Arm in Antikythera (video)

A video titled "2017 Return to Antikythera Expedition" looks at the delicate and often hazardous work marine archaeologists do in recovering ancient gems from...

Angry Street Art is Making Athens Hip, Says the Economist

The British magazine Economist says that anti-austerity artists are impressing the tourists in Athens with their imaginative street art and graffiti on buildings. Much of the...

Bronze Arm Recovered from Ancient Antikythera Ship Wreck (photos)

A bronze arm from the ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera was recovered by marine archaeologists. Divers found the right arm, encrusted and...

Flashback to 1974: The Day New Democracy was Born (video)

On October 4, 1974 Konstantinos Karamanlis founded New Democracy (ND). The founding declaration was signed by himself alone. The party that triumphed with 54.37% and...

Rare Pictures of 20th Century Thessaloniki go on Display

Twentieth century Thessaloniki is presented through 160 rare photographs, mostly black and white, in a new glossy photo album published by the Cultural Society...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October...

Athens Named Emerging Cultural City of the World in ‘Museum Oscars’

Athens was named the Emerging Cultural City of the Year for 2017 at the Leading Culture Destinations (LCD) Award in London on Friday. The Greek...

Greek Government Blasts ‘Deliberate Obstruction’ of Hellinikon Investment

The government will not tolerate deliberate delays in investments, sources from the prime minister's office said on Wednesday, commenting on the stalled investment at...

Long Lost Temple of Artemis Discovered in Evia Island

A group of archaeologists have ended a search lasting more than 100 years for a missing Greek temple in Evia island, after working out...

Archaeological Council Issues yet another Postponement in Hellenikon Investment Ruling

It was the third time that the Greek Central Archaeological Council postponed a decision concerning whether or not the old Hellinikon airport, site of...

First Picture of Thessaloniki Seaside Walls from 1860 Sees Light of Day

The photo of Thessaloniki circa 1860; when the city still had seaside walls, that was published by photographer Zacharias Semertzidis in the "Old Photos...

September 26, 1687: When the Venetians Bombarded the Parthenon

During the Ottoman rule in Greece, after the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Parthenon was converted to a mosque, and the Erechtheion functioned...

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