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What an Ancient Greek Wrestler Taught Us About Building Strength

Nearly 2,500 years ago, a Greek man, Milo of Croton, a man of incredible strength and athleticism, taught us the three basic principles of building...

Man Arrested Trying to Sell Stolen Ancient Greek Statue

Hellenic Police in Loutraki on Wednesday arrested a man who was trying to sell a statue of ancient goddess Aphrodite that was stolen from...

Ancient Greeks were Gourmands with a Preference for Fish

Ancient Greeks were gourmands and particularly fond of large fresh fish and eel, according to research headed by zooarchaeologist Dr. Demetra Mylona. The zooarchaeologist, who...

Ancient Greek Monuments Open for Sunday’s Full Moon

Greece will be opening 132 archaeological sites and museums throughout the country and offering night-time tours to the public over the weekend to celebrate...

Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Homes’ Still Standing

They call them "drakospita" (dragon homes), even though they have nothing to do with dragons, but their architecture is still admired today for its...

Rediscovering the Music of the Ancient Greeks (video)

Music was ubiquitous in classical Greece, but somewhere along the line, the way in which it was composed and sounded in ancient Greece was...

Here Are 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs for You to Try

Ancient Greeks were big believers in aphrodisiacs and ancient love potions. If you want to spice up your love life, look no further. Here are...

The Day When the Peak of the ‘Mountain of Ancient Greek Gods’ was Conquered

Today marks the 105th anniversary of the first climbers to reach Mount Olympus’s highest peak, famed for its place in Greek mythology as home...

What Questions did Ancient Greeks Ask the Oracles?

Ancient Greeks were curious people and always asked questions about the world and man, as the writings of philosophers of the times indicate. At...

Taking an Afternoon Odyssey in an Ancient Greek Warship (video+photos)

“The roaring seas and many a dark range of mountains lie between us,” wrote Homer in The Iliad. Luckily for Greek Reporter and over...

The Ancient Greek Scientist Who Was a King’s Lie Detector

As long as there no bullet-proof mechanisms to detect a lie, reading a person’s physical response to spot an untruth is one technique that...

Assassin’s Creed’s Ancient Greek Setting Wins Applause

The latest installment of the Assassin's Creed game set in Ancient Greece has been described as "everything Ubisoft promised and more" by a reviewer. Writing...

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