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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...

Joy of Sexus: Ancient Greece’s Erotic Life

The ancient Greeks' sexual life as depicted in literary, historical and artistic evidence, has become a major subject of interest over the past decades...

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...

Myth of Olympic Athletes in Ancient Greece Not Getting Paid: Busted

A widely known urban sport legend concerning the Olympic Games depicts the ancient Greek athletes as complete amateurs that would receive no compensation for...

Goulandris National History Museum Presents “Chemistry in Ancient Greece”

Goulandris Museum of Natural History will host a lecture titled “Chemistry in Ancient Greece” tomorrow November 16. The lecture will be delivered by Professor...

Greece Bars BBC from Filming at Ancient Site

Almost immediately after the Greek government presented an initiative to attract international film productions, the authorities have refused permission to Britain's BBC to film...
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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...

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