Themistocles: The Brilliant Leader Who Led Ancient Athenians in the Battles of Salamis and...

The truth is sometimes a difficult thing to be absolutely sure of when looking back on events which transpired in the glory days of...

Parthenon Shines Under Full Moon — and New Lighting

After nine months of hard work and preparation, the first test of new lighting on the Acropolis finally illuminated the Parthenon on Wednesday night. The...

Ministry of Culture Markets Facemasks With Patterns Inspired by Ancient Greece

Acknowledging the current need for their widespread use, The Greek Ministry of Culture is now marketing fabric facemasks inspired by Ancient Greece so that...

Archaeological Site of Mycenae Reopens After Wildfire

The archaeological site and museum of Mycenae reopened on Tuesday following a fire on Sunday that reached the ancient ruins. On Monday, the Greek Culture...

Greece Denies Iconic Lion Gate of Mycenae Damaged After Wildfire

The Lion Gate, the iconic stone archway that serves as the main entrance of the citadel of Mycenae in the Peloponnese, has not been...

Mycenae, the Bronze Age Kingdom of Agamemnon, Damaged by Wildfire

Sections of the archaeological site of Mycenae, the bronze age kingdom of Agamemnon, were damaged by a wildfire on Sunday. Visitors and staff at the archaeological...

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...

The Mystery of the Oldest Throne in Europe at the Cretan Palace of Knossos

In the palace of Knossos, at the centre of Minoan civilization, a magnificent throne room built during the 15th century BC is considered the...

Elephants, Rhinos and Hippos Once Roamed Greece’s Pinios River Valley

Today's placid scenes along the verdant shores of Greece's Pinios River, in Thessaly, belie its ancient history as the home of hippopotamuses, bison and...

Where is the Burial Place of Alexander the Great?

The location of the tomb of Alexander the Great is one of the greatest mysteries in history. Theories abound, with the most consistent being...

Epidaurus’ Asclepion Archaeological Dig Uncovers Layers of Ancient Greek History

Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Thursday visited the archaeological site at the Epidaurus Asclepeion to be briefed on the progress of recent archaeological excavations...

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...

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