“Museum of Greek Refugees” Project Presented

The presentation of plans for a museum of Greek history took place on Wednesday at the Acropolis Museum auditorium and was attended by luminaries...

Ancient City of Tenea Unearthed in Greece

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced that archaeologists discovered residential areas at a site identified as the ancient city of Tenea in Peloponnese. It is...

Scientists to Re-examine Bones Found in Vergina Royal Tombs

Scientists from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will re-examine the bones that were discovered in the in Aigai royal tombs in Vergina, Macedonia, after the...
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Ancient Greek Musical Instruments Shown at Ancient Nikopolis Museum

A new exhibit featuring exact replicas of ancient Greek musical instruments such as the lyre, homeric phorminx, kithara and aulos will be hosted by the...
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The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With a history as rich and expansive as that of  Greece, it is no surprise that there are countless archaeological sites that you should...

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy, or simply, ''The Academy'', was a famous school in ancient Athens founded by Plato in 428/427 BC and located a couple of...

We Vote Corfu! Greek Island Competes For Europe’s Best Filming Location

Corfu is a finalist in a European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) competition for the best European shooting location for television and film. The island was proposed...

Onassis vs. Niarchos: The Battle of the Legendary Greek Tycoons

Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos had two completely different personalities, but one common destiny -- to shape the 20th century in Greece. Aristotle Onassis was born...

November 11, 1990: World of Poetry Mourns Passing of Yiannis Ritsos

When Yiannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. A prominent...

The Ancient Greek Model Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who has been remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she...

How Arkadi Became a Universal Symbol of Self Sacrifice for Freedom

To this day, the "Holocaust of Arkadi" remains a universal symbol of self-sacrifice for freedom in the face of barbarism, while filling another page...

New Victoria Hislop Book Inspired by Makronisos

Award-winning and best-selling writer Victoria Hislop has been inspired once again by Greece, this time from Makronisos, an island laden with a tragic political history. "After The...

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