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Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The...

Lectures on the Philosophy of Aristotle July 9 – July 15 in Athens

The event titled World Congress of Philosophy will open at the Herod Atticus Theatre on the topic of Aristotle this Saturday. Lectures that are part...
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Aristotle Tomb Finder Claims Political Intervention Almost ‘Buried’ the Monument [Video]

Aristotle's tomb was almost "buried" by politicians in Greece who wanted to create a gold mine in the area where the 2400 year-old monument...

Weighing the Evidence: Is It ‘Really’ Aristotle’s Tomb?

Archeaologist Kostantinos Sismanidis had a moment of revelation after 20 years of excavations at the site of ancient Stagira. Suddenly, it occurred to him...

How Archaeologists Found the Tomb of Greek Philosopher Aristotle [video]

"I have no hard proof, but strong indications lead me to an almost certainty," said archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis who made the claim of finding...

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...

World Conference on Aristotle to be Held in Thessaloniki May 23-28

The international congress entitled "Aristotle 2400 Years" will take place in Thessaloniki, Ancient Stageira and Ancient Mieza, May 23-28. The Aristotle University celebrates the anniversary...

UNESCO Organizes a Series of Events for the Year of Aristotle

Occasioned by the completion of 2,400 years since the birth of the great ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle and after a proposal by the Greek...

Three Percent of the World’s Top Scientists are Greek

Nicholas Metropolis (right) was a Greek-American physicist who designed the MANIAC I computer in 1952 Greeks may be only 0.2 percent of the world population...

Ancient Greeks and Their Weather Knowledge

Ancient Greeks, as well as other civilizations of that time, often attributed weather changes and natural phenomena to the gods. For example, lightning was a...

Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in...

The Wise Side of Greece — Aristotle’s Trail

Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384...

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