Greek Myths That Have a Religious Background

by Lauren DeVoe, Demand Media All Greek myths are religious. These myths were stories about the various gods and heroes that accounted for the creation...

Weighing the Evidence: Is It ‘Really’ Aristotle’s Tomb?

Archeaologist Kostantinos Sismanidis had a moment of revelation after 20 years of excavations at the site of ancient Stagira. Suddenly, it occurred to him...
Meanings of Love in Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Types of Love

What is love? Probably there is not a single answer to this question and this is why the Ancient Greeks had 6 different words...

Exposed: The Interior of the Athens Masonic Lodge [Pics]

The National Grand Lodge of Greece, at the corner of Acharnon and Sourmeli streets, in Athens was shrouded in a veil of secrecy. People...

Ancient Greek Can Help Children With Dyslexia

The systematic teaching of the ancient Greek language can help children with dyslexia, linguistics and psychology professors say. According to a theory of Harvard Classics...

World Conference on Aristotle to be Held in Thessaloniki May 23-28

The international congress entitled "Aristotle 2400 Years" will take place in Thessaloniki, Ancient Stageira and Ancient Mieza, May 23-28. The Aristotle University celebrates the anniversary...

Minister of Culture Booed at Herodion

The Minister of Culture, Panos Panagiotopoulos, provoked the audience’s strong disapproval during his welcoming speech at the opening event of the 23rd World Congress...

26th International Conference of Philosophy in Athens

The 26th International Conference of Philosophy is being held from July 12 to 17 in the coastal suburb of Vouliagmeni, in Athens, Greece. This year's conference...

Derveni Papyrus, Candidate for UNESCO List

The Derveni Papyrus is the only readable papyrus that has survived in Greece and the most ancient manuscript in Europe. Now it is a...

Cavafy: Born and Died On April 29

Constantine P. Cavafy, one of the greater Greek poets and responsible for the revival and recognition of Greek poetry abroad, was born and died on April 29....

Socrates’ Trial and Subsequent Death Penalty Were Legally Just

Over the centuries, historians have presented the trial of Socrates as a parody of that time, claiming that the Athenian philosopher was forced to...

Greek Academic and Philosopher Konstantinos Despotopoulos Passes at 103

Prominent Greek academic, philosopher and politician Konstantinos Despotopoulos passed away on Sunday, one day before his 103rd birthday. Despotopoulos was born in Izmir on February...

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