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Greek Carnival: A Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Apokriés, or Carnival season, is about to begin in Greece once again, and people of all ages are looking forward to disguising themselves in...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...

World’s Quest to Learn Greek

Hellenic Quest refers to an urban legend mostly praising the Greek Language for its superiority among all languages. According to the Hellenic Quest story,...

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...

Ancient Greek Technology Exhibition in Pyrgos, Peloponnese

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology “Kostas Kotsanas” in Kataloko, which functions under the auspices of the Municipality of Pyrgos, presents a unique exhibition...

Greece-Egypt: an Age-Old Relationship

Austrian professor Günther Hölbl will deliver a speech on June 29th at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens about the relationship between Greece and Egypt...

What Would the Ancient Greeks Think About Modern Greece’s Debt Crisis? An Expert Weighs...

Dr. Armand D'Angour initially studied piano and cello at the Royal College of Music, so it seems out of sorts that we would turn...

The Fascinating Past and Origins of the Olympic Games

The history and origins of the Olympic Games take us back into the past of Ancient Greece and the legends of the heroic athletes...

Mediterranean Diet and the Ancient Greeks

In the beginning there was acorn. Then, ancient Greeks said "let there be bread and wine." But this wasn't enough and so, the ingredients...

Ancient Dead Horses Found in Thrace To Be Displayed at New Museum

An impressive burial group of dead animals and carriages, which were discovered in Mikri Doxipara, Thrace, by archaeologist Diamantis in 2002 are about to...

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...

Police Recover Ancient Statue From Goat Pen‎

Greek police have recovered an ancient statue that was illegally excavated and hidden in a goat pen near Athens, and arrested the goat herder...

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