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Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

In a week which saw another case of animal abuse in Greece, it is worth remembering that the country's past is steeped in the...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

‘Oldest’ Record of Homer’s Greek Odyssey Unearthed at Olympia

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription is the "oldest extant" record of Homer's Odyssey, experts are saying. It was discovered after three years of...

Travel Greece: Where to go in Argolis, Peloponnese

Located at just under a 2-hour drive from Athens, the Argolis peninsula in the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty...

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...

Athens Museum Echoes to Hymns Sung for Ancient Greek Gods

Athens' National Archaeological Museum has been echoing to the sound of hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago. Marking World Music Day celebrations,...

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes

When you are searching for an inspirational quote, look no further than ancient Greek philosophers. These men and the wisdom they share with us...

Ancient Theatre of Aptera to Reopen with Performance of Homer’s Odyssey

After some 17 centuries of silence at the Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete, the stage will once again be graced by actors...

Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

Watch New ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Gameplay Set in Ancient Greece

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will take the stealth-action series to ancient Greece, makers of the action-adventure series Ubisoft have confirmed. The game features everything from the...

Read These Top 20 Ancient Greek Baby Names

A popular parenting website has gone crazy for Greek names, giving its thousands of readers 20 of the most popular Hellenic monikers for their...

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