The Day the Nazi Occupation Army Left Athens (videos)

It was a sunny autumn day when the bells in the churches of Athens started ringing joyously and the citizens rushed out on the...

The Engineering Secrets That Enabled the Parthenon to Survive Time, Nature — and Man...

The Parthenon, the icon of Western civilization, which stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens, has stood for for 2,500 years, miraculously surviving the...

Gold Mask, Bronze Helmets Uncovered at Ancient Cemetery of Macedonian Warriors

Archaeologists in northern Greece have uncovered a gold mask and bronze helmets from a vast ancient cemetery at Ahlada, near the town of Florina. In...

Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

It's hard to think it's more than 40 years since her death of Maria Callas, mostly because her immortal voice lives on, along with...

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...

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...

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