The Unknown Story behind a Building on Top of the Temple of Olympian Zeus

Dr. Paul Cooper is an author from England. While studying about ancient monuments and how they have changed over the years for his PhD...

When Art Causes Reactions, Bans and Rioting in Greece

One thing we can all agree on is that Greeks generally love controversy. The cancellation of a film premiere about a basketball club triumph...

Epiphany: From Epirus, to Crete, the Blessing of the Waters

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. This Epiphany, Greece found itself in the...

Jesus’ Tomb-Restoration Project Unveiled in Greece

A digital exhibit on the Greek-led preservation and restoration of Jesus' tomb has been inaugurated by the country's president at Athens' Byzantine and Christian...

Who is Responsible for Letting Turkey Influence Greek Muslim Minority in Thrace?

This editorial was published in Hellas Journal in Greek by Nikos Meletis The Greek State is perpetuating the mistake of allowing Turkey to use the Greek...

Government to Introduce Bill Making Mufti Islamic Jurists Optional for Muslims

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras said his administration would pass legislation to allow Muslim litigants to opt for a Greek court to resolve family disputes,...

A Journey with Symbolism: Bicyclist Connects Panagia Soumela Monasteries in Veria, Trabzon

In a long journey full of religious and cultural symbolism, 34 year-old George Lipiridis recently bicycled from the Panagia Soumela Monastery in the Greek...

Holy Fury at ‘Unorthodox’ Greek School Books (photos)

Several thousand people, including hundreds of Greek Orthodox clerics, have marched on parliament, angry about new school texts they claim endanger faith in Orthodox...

Mount Athos Celebrates Christmas in Byzantine Splendor

The monasteries of Mount Athos celebrated Christmas on January 7 in an atmosphere which truly brought Byzantine splendor back to life. An all-night Christmas...

African King Baptized into Greek Orthodox Church on Mount Athos

Every baptism is a happy occasion but a recent ceremony in the religious enclave of Greece's Mount Athos was a little extra special. A tribal...

Archbishop of America Elpidophoros Says ”Divisions Must Cease”

The newly-elected Archbishop of America, Elpidophoros, stated after a meeting he had on Friday with Greek Foreign Minister George Katrougalos and Deputy Terens Quick that...

Greek Holy Spring Under Istanbul Restaurant

Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Moda has always been a popular draw for many city dwellers. Largely middle-class and secular, it offers pleasant walks, hip...

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