The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

Neolithic Woman’s Reconstructed Face to be Revealed in Athens on Jan. 19

The reconstructed face of a woman who lived around 7000 BC will be revealed at the Acropolis Museum on January 19. "Avgi" is the newest...
The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about thirty years in order to photograph the landscapes and people of the country.

Frédéric Boissonnas: The Photographer Who Fell in Love with Greece

  The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about 30 years to photograph the landscapes and people...

Greek Lawmakers To Vote On Limiting Islamic Courts

Lawmakers in Greece are set to limit the powers of Islamic courts which operate in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong...

Thessaloniki Holocaust Museum Construction Under Way

Preparatory work for the construction of the Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki, is expected to begin over the next few days. Plans are due to be...

Greece Asks for Repatriation of Looted Antiquities Seized by New York Authorities

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport said on Sunday, it is in contact with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, concerning the looted Greek antiquities...

Former Athens Airport Turned into a Plane Graveyard (video)

The Athens former airport, Hellinikon, has become a graveyard for many abandoned Olympic Airways planes. As the airport awaits redevelopment, these spectacular images captured by...
The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When the light dances, I speak fairly: George Seferis and his poetry through painting and photography”, is one more of a series of presentations dedicated to the most important Greek literary figures.

George Seferis (Poet) Exhibition at the Theocharakis Foundation

  The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music continues this month presenting an exhibition that focuses on Giorgos Seferis works. The event named “When...

A Sculpture in Athens Divides Public Opinion

Dozens of local residents of Palaio Faliro, south of Athens, led by the local priest marched on Sunday at the site of a controversial...
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Greece Shuts Down Ancient Nemea Site Says Archaeologist Who Recovered It

The American archaeologist who masterminded the recovery of the ancient site in Nemea says that because of lack of guards, the site is in...

The Japanese who Helped Save Armenians and Greeks During 1922 Genocide

Researcher Vicken Babkenian wrote how a Japanese ship saved the lives of hundreds Armenians and Greeks from genocide in Smyrna in 1922, and the...
What about Crete for your winter holidays

How to Plan Your Winter Holidays in Crete

If you have already been to Crete in summer, you have certainly paid a visit to its beautiful beaches. You've stepped on the pink...

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