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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...

How Rich Greeks Once Paid Taxes…Back in Ancient Times

Hard to imagine, but back in the days of the Ancient Greece, the richest of the rich competed to pay the most taxes, while...

There is Still Much to Learn About Herbs From The Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greek medical manuscripts have emerged as a go-to for horticulture, botany, medicine and literature in the Middle Ages in the form a newly...

‘ToposText’ App Brings the Ancient Greek World to Your Smartphone

History and archaeology enthusiasts, researchers, students and also ordinary travelers can now have access to thousands of mythical and historical locations and a slew...

Diazoma Unveils New Plans to Promote Epidaurus Theater

Diazoma, the group for the protection of ancient theaters, presented its developmental plans for Epidaurus, the well-preserved ancient theater in the Peloponnese famed for its...

Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

Oyster and Truffle Dish Dates Back to 4th Century BC Greece (recipe)

Truffles, or tartufo are a fungus that grow on or near-surface of the roots of trees, particularly oak trees, and have been used in Greek kitchens...

Tartufo (Truffles) in Greece: It All Started With a Thunderbolt from Zeus…

The history of truffles or as many call the fungi, tartufo, is one of folklore and intrigue. The pricey truffle has played a prominent role...

Pavlopoulos: Ancient Greek Spirit Can Help Defend Our Culture

"The ancient Greek spirit can help the people today defend our endangered culture," said Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday in his address at...

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