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Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Greek, Danish Archaeologists Discover More of Ancient Corinth Port [video]

Archaeologists from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen have discovered more impressive finds in Lechaion, Corinth. Greek...

The Greek Museum that was Established in 1997 But hasn’t Opened Yet

Greece's National Museum of Contemporary Art has been established by law as a cultural entity in 1997. However, 19 years later, the elusive museum...

Belgian Artist to Head Athens and Epidaurus Festival Amid Reactions

Belgian multidisciplinary artist Jan Fabre has accepted the invitation by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports to be the director of the annual...

Shackled Skeletons Might Tell Story of Rise of Ancient Athens

Archaeologists are to study shackled skeletons found at the ancient cemetery in the Faliro port city in order to understand the rise of the...

Greek Ministry of Culture Evicts Melina Mercouri Foundation

The Greek ministry of culture has decided to evict the Melina Mercouri Foundation from its building in Plaka, Athens, in order to house one of...

Free Wi-Fi in 19 Major Greek Archaeological Sites and Museums

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (CAS) gave the green light to Cosmote telecommunications company to provide free wi-fi to visitors of 19 major archaeological sites...

Athens Archbishop Asks for Simultaneous Restoration of Fethiye Mosque and Panagia Church

The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos sent a letter to the Minister of Culture; Aristides Baltas, asking for the simultaneous restoration of Fethiye Mosque...

Antiquities Looting Increases in Crisis-Stricken Greece

The economic crisis has led many Greeks to antiquity looting and smuggling, with most of them being first-time offenders with no criminal record, says...

Five Dead Inside Amphipolis Tomb

The remains found in the grave of the Amphipolis tomb, Greece , belong to five dead and not one, as archaelogists had initially thought. Greece...

Greek Culture Ministry Rents its Properties for Peanuts While Paying Rent for its Offices

The Greek Culture Ministry owns a number of buildings in Athens, but due to mismanagement, ends up paying rent to house its offices, while renting...

French Citizen Returns Ancient Greek Amphora

Greek Culture Minister Costas Tasoulas publicly thanked a 90-year-old French citizen for returning an ancient ceramic amphora he had in his possession for 40...

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