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Restored Ancient Greek Palace Gets Ready for Visitors

Work is proceeding at a rapid rate to prepare the ancient Greek palace of Philip II at Aigai, in the Pella region, for public...
The Greek Names of the Constellations

Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

  Since the beginning of time, people turned their eyes to the sky to find animals and objects that were already part of their everyday...

Talos, the Ancient Greek Humanoid Robot

     (Talos as imagined by the makers of the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts) In a modern world obsessed with technology it might...
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...

Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build their Temples in Earthquake-stricken Sites?

The Ancient Greeks may have built sacred or treasured sites deliberately on land previously affected by earthquake activity, according to a new study by...

Iklaina: The First City-State of Ancient Greece and Europe

Little-known Iklaina in Peloponnese was a major center of Mycenaean culture and findings indicate that it was the first city-state in Ancient Greece. Iklaina marks...

Family Fun Activities Inspired By Greek History at Labyrinth Theme Park on Crete

A new hi-tech “laser maze” inspired by Greek Mythology is the perfect way to pass your time while on Crete -- using everything from...

5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that...

Google Doodle Displays the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism in Celebration of 115th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 115th anniversary of the discovery of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism with its iconic Google Doodle. Although the artifact was recovered back...

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens to Decode One Thousand 2500-Year-Old Skeletons

Archaeologists and scientists of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are to study 1,070 skeletons found at Faliro, dating from around 2500...

The May Day Wreath and Its Roots in Ancient Greece

Maios (Μάιος in Greek), the month of May, took its name from the ancient goddess Maia (in Greek Μαία, the mother, the midwife, she...

German Philhellene Revives Ancient Delphic Games (video)

Philhellene Christian Kirsch is the founder of the International Delphic Council, an organization that revives the Pythian Games of Delphi -- or Delphic Games...

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