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Ancient ‘Odyssey’ Find Will Attract Visitors to Greece, Says Olympia Mayor

Ancient Olympia has once again highlighted as a monument to world cultural heritage, following the recent discovery of possibly the oldest copy of Homer's...

‘Oldest’ Record of Homer’s Greek Odyssey Unearthed at Olympia

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription is the "oldest extant" record of Homer's Odyssey, experts are saying. It was discovered after three years of...

Homer’s Odyssey Is Officially the World’s Most Influential Story

Homer's Odyssey has been voted as the most influential story to have shaped the world, according to a poll of more than 100 international authors,...

Stone Age Tools in Crete Show Man Sailed the Mediterranean 130,000 Years Ago

Excavation finds in Crete in 2010 indicate that man traveled the Mediterranean 130,000 years ago, and not 10,000 years ago as originally believed, according...

The Ancient Greek Roots of Feta Cheese

As Greece fights to maintain the name of feta cheese as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDI) product, the Real Greek Feta website provides...

Homer’s Odyssey at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens will have a special place in this year's International Museum Day (May 18) as it has been chosen...

Warrior Tomb Treasure Intact for 3,500 Years Unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists in Greece have unearthed an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including...

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...

Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled...
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Homer’s Odyssey And Iliad in LEGO

It is not only the Greeks that have been taught and are aware of  Homer’s works. The famous epics of the ancient Greek poet...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to...

Great Greek Books to Read

The summer season is slowly approaching and plans for some down time are starting to take shape. This is a perfect time to choose...

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