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Skeleton Found In Ancient Zeus Temple

New and significant findings came to light during this year's excavations at the temple of Zeus in Mount Lykaion, in the southwestern part of...

Why Greece Always Leads the Athlete’s Parade at the Olympics

The Olympic Games 2016 kicked off on Friday, August 5 with the opening ceremony that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following the...

From Delphi to Google: Ancient Oracle to Modern Day Search Engines

In ancient Greece the people relied heavily on oracles to predict the future, reveal secret information and answers to their deepest questions. One of the...

‘Promeithea’: A Three-Day Event Brings Back the Ancient Greek Spirit [video]

Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are...

Chefs Cook Up Ancient Greek Gastronomy in Corfu

A symposium which offered dishes inspired from the ancient Greek and particularly Ancient Phaekia (Corfu) gastronomy was held in the  people's garden at...

The Fortune-Telling and Fire-Jumping Customs of Klidonas [pics]

One of the most interesting customs of Greece is that of Klidonas, a tradition with ancient roots, that takes place on the feast day...

Dodona Fortune-Telling Heads to Acropolis Museum

The second exhibition in a series of temporary exhibitions at the Acropolis Museum, titled "Oracle of Dodona," kicks off on June 20 and runs...

More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several...

10 Things You Use Everyday, Thanks to the Ancient Greeks

You would think that in this day and age of techno-bliss that all of the really important inventions come from modern society. Not so....

Treasures of the Sea: Salt Flats of Messolonghi

Salt has played a crucial role in the history of civilization and in Greece. In fact, in ancient Greece it was used as a...

Aristotle’s 2,400-Year-Old Tomb Found at Stagira [Photos]

Greek archaeologists at Ancient Stagira, Central Macedonia, say they have found Aristotle's tomb. Addressing the Aristotle 2400 Years World Congress, they point to the...

Spine-Tingling Delphi: Exquisite Beauty From Above Going Viral [video]

Dimitris Mitropoulos, an avid traveler, was surprised when he brought his first drone in an effort to explore areas he hoped to visit before...

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