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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...

Another Clay Amphora With Human Bones at Ierapetra, Crete

A clay amphora containing human bones was found in the area of Gra Lygia, Ierapetra, in Crete. This is the second clay amphora with...

Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were Not Free of Corruption

Bribery, cheating and overall corruption have often tarnished the image of the Olympic Games in the past few decades. However, the famous "Olympic Spirit"...

Orraon: Ancient Greece’s Best Preserved Settlement

There are only a few ancient Greek building preserved and in most cases only public buildings - temples, auditoriums, stadiums, oracles, markets, cemeteries –...

Doping in Ancient Greece Olympic Games

Doping in sports goes as far back as ancient times and the first Olympic Games in ancient Olympia. Since the inception of the competition...

Play About the Peloponnesian War to Be Presented in Aishylia Festival

Elefsina celebrates culture and art hosting for the 42nd year in a row the Aishylia Festival. This year the festival takes place from June...

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