The Discovery that Links Ancient Greece with the IT Revolution

By Dr. Constantine Passaris Ancient Greece has endowed humanity with many significant accomplishments of human endeavour. Indeed, it has created a monumental footprint and an...

Frustration Mixed With Joy: My Traveling Experience on Greek Buses

By Andrew Tzembelicos The Greek government’s recent announcement of a cash infusion and modernization of the KTEL regional bus system should be welcomed by all...

Researcher Says Female Artisans May Have Created Fine Pottery During Archaic Period

  The striking, nearly 5-foot tall Dipylon Amphora, from approximately 700 BC, is a masterpiece of the art of Ancient Greek pottery. Its exquisite painted...

Greece Sets an Example By Opening Up Its Underwater Cultural Heritage

By Kaitlyn Waters* As the dawn of the UN's Decade of Ocean Science, to be celebrated from 2021-2030, approaches, a recent policy change by the...

How We Made Crete Our Home

Having found Crete when coming for the first time to an All Inclusive in Hersonissos some 14 years ago we instantly fell in love with the island.

Erdogan Fans Flames by Threatening to Convert Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Michael Goodyear* Hagia Sophia, once Eastern Christianity's greatest cathedral, is undoubtedly one of the most important monuments in today's Istanbul. Steeped in Byzantine history, it served...

Busting a Myth in Greece: It’s Not All Easy Money and Leisurely Coffees

By Benjamin Wylie-Black* Following on from a recent article about the decision not to open our hotel in Crete for 2020, there was a small...

Does a Spoon Constitute a Spiritual and Ecclesiastical Crisis?

By Archon Elias Damianakis* Have we lost our minds or simply succumbed to the idolatry of sentimentalism? “I’m an old woman; all I had was going...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

By Evaggelos Vallianatos* What is a golden age? A golden age captures the best and greatest virtues of human achievements. These accomplishments, however, must have the...

The Historical Memory of Constantinople, 567 Years After the Fall

Michael Goodyear* May 29, 1453: the final Ottoman assault on Constantinople succeeds. Ottoman cannon fire had battered the great Theodosian Walls of the city. The...

Why We Moved to Greece

By Stephanie Trott* Part of me wishes I was Greek. Nothing excites me more, than the thought that one day I’ll be able to speak...

Istanbul vs. Constantinople — and Why Both are Greek Cities

On May 29, 2019, with the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople approaching, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a municipal election campaign speech...

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