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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...
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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...

Archaeologists Search for Ancient Theatre of Amphipolis, Northern Macedonia, Greece

Archaeologists will now search for the ancient theatre of Amphipolis, after the Ministry of Culture, the Central Macedonia Region and the municipality of Amphipolis signed...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Theater of Thouria, Southern Greece

Greek archaeologists have unearthed part of the ancient theater of Thouria near  Kalamata city in the Peloponnese, the Culture Ministry announced on Thursday. The first...

Greece Convenes Ancient Civilizations Forum at the UN (video)

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias convened a meeting of the Ancient Civilizations Forum; also known as GC-10, on the sidelines of the UN General...

German Citizen Returns Ancient Olympia Marble Fragment to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illegally taken from Greece some 80 years ago,...

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