The Catastrophe of Smyrna: Genocide of Greeks in Asia Minor Remembered

Today marks 97 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, the modern-day city of Izmir on the Turkish coast of the Aegean sea. It was a...

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript on Alexander the Great Displayed in Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life of Alexander the Great has been unveiled in digital form to the public for the first...

British Museum Torpedoes Greek Request for Loan of Parthenon Sculptures

The British Museum rejected on Monday the Greek PM's proposal to loan the Parthenon Sculptures for the 2021 bicentennial celebrations, saying that Athens must...

Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he is willing to allow ancient treasures to be exhibited in London in exchange for the Parthenon Marbles...

“Age is Just a Number,” Says 81-Year-Old Greek Windsurfer

She doesn't only believe that “Age is just a number” -- this Greek grandmother has become living proof of that adage. At 81 years of...
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Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

Life on the isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnesian Peninsula, can be...

The Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is Celebrated Throughout Greece

Greece marks the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, one of the most important days in Orthodox Christianity, in many different ways on...

Prehistoric Settlement Unearthed in Karystos, on Greece’s Evia Island

According to an announcement issued on Friday by Greece's Ministry of Culture, important discoveries have been unearthed near the town of Karystos on Greece's...

Trove of Stunning Classical-Age Antiquities Discovered on Tinos Island

A significant number of tombstones from Greece's Classical Age, decorated with elaborate designs in relief, were unearthed recently during an excavation conducted by the...

Archaeologists Discover Intact Tomb From First Century BC in Kozani, Greece

Archaeologists recently discovered an intact tomb dating to the first century BC in the area of Mavropigi in West Macedonia's Kozani region. The major discovery was...

Ancient Shipwrecks Off Greek Island of Evitha Yield Treasure Trove of Discoveries

The first underwater archaeological research period of the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities off the island of Levitha has yielded some important discoveries, according to...

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other island idylls, it is one...

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