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Most Popular Professions in Ancient Greece

The inscriptions on the exhibits Epigraphical Museum in Athens, Greece, reveal which professions were the most popular among the ancient Greeks. Painter, mason (architect or carpenter),...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Spring in Ancient Greece

Today is officially the first day of spring and a time when nature is reborn with fruitfulness. For the ancient Greeks, the natural phenomena...

Ancient Greece’s 5,160 Original Names

Have you ever wondered how many different names there are in use today all over the world? We may not have the answer, but...

TIME: ‘Privatization Will Save the Treasure of Ancient Greece’

The well-known magazine TIME, conducted  a thorough report on the exploitation of the ancient Greek antiquities and treasures. In particular, the article mentions the...

Nutritional Habits in Ancient Greece

A recent survey has shown that Greece is among the top 20 countries in the field of nutrition as the contemporary Greek cuisine combines...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Ancient Greece and Mental Disorders

William V. Harris, a history professor, has spent many years studying Ancient Greece and Rome, but in the last few years he has been focused on...

Drought Brought Down Ancient Greece

According to a study published on August 14 in the journal PLOS ONE, a 300-year drought may be responsible for the collapse of several...

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...

Mother’s Day Has Its Roots in Ancient Greece

The tradition of Mother's Day goes back to the era of ancient Greeks and Romans. However, the roots of Mother's Day history can also...

Earthquake May Have Destroyed Ancient Greece

The grand Mycenaens, who inspired the legends of the Trojan Wars,  The Iliad and The Odyssey, abruptly disappeared around 1200 B.C., signifying the start...

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