The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the First Fast Food

The word "souvlaki" is synonymous with Greek food, whether the term refers to pieces of grilled meat on a small wooden skewer or the...

Ancient ‘Odyssey’ Find Will Attract Visitors to Greece, Says Olympia Mayor

Ancient Olympia has once again highlighted as a monument to world cultural heritage, following the recent discovery of possibly the oldest copy of Homer's...

‘Oldest’ Record of Homer’s Greek Odyssey Unearthed at Olympia

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription is the "oldest extant" record of Homer's Odyssey, experts are saying. It was discovered after three years of...

E-Tickets Introduced for Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites

Greek authorities have introduced a new system for e-ticketing at selected archaeological sites and museums in a pilot scheme that will be eventually extended...

Over 400+ Archaeological Sites Discovered in Northern Greece During Construction of Trans Adriatic Pipeline

More new archaeological sites have been uncovered in Central Macedonia as the construction phase of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) continues to traverse through...

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...

Replica of Nike Masterpiece to Grace Greece’s Samothrace

An exact replica of the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace is to be installed in its natural place at...

Acropolis Museum to ‘Gain’ a New Level after Foundation Excavations End

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will soon have a new level, as excavations in the building's foundations unearthed significant findings. As the institution celebrates its...

Did Ancient Greeks ‘Go to the Beach’?

Every summer, Greeks flock to the beaches of the Aegean and the Ionian seas to swim, get a tan or chill out in picturesque...

The Discovery of the Venus de Milo Statue

It was the morning of April 8, 1820 when a Milos island farmer named Giorgos (or Theodoros) Kentrotas was digging in ancient ruins in...

Ancient Theatre of Aptera to Reopen with Performance of Homer’s Odyssey

After some 17 centuries of silence at the Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete, the stage will once again be graced by actors...

The Mystery of the Sleeping Giant in Greece’s Naxos (photos)

A giant ancient statue is lying on its back for centuries on a hill at the Greek island of Naxos. The Kouros of Apollonas, also...

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