Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...

Ancient Quarries Discovered at Wind Turbine Sites on Evia

Three ancient quarries for the mining of Karystos shale marble were discovered this week, according to an announcement from the Greek Ministry of Culture...

The Astounding, Immortal Story of Alexander the Great

Alexander III, the "Basileus of Macedon", the "Hegemon of the Hellenic League", the "Shahanshah" of Persia, the "Pharaoh" of Egypt and the "Lord of...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

British Museum Director: “Greece Not Legal Owner of Parthenon Marbles”

It has been over 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin...

Magnificent Fabric From Greek “Dark Ages” on Display in Athens

Athenians and tourists alike will get a rare chance to observe up close a magnificent piece of fabric discovered at the archaeological site of...

Greece Removes Archaeological Sites from Privatization Fund After Protests

The Greek government has decided to remove more than 2,000 ancient sites, monuments and museums from a state assets fund after archaeologists protested, fearing...

Suspect Arrested for Illegal Possession of Antiquities in Southern Greece

Greek police arrested a 46-year-old man on Tuesday in the southern Peloponnese for illegal possession of dozens of antiquities which he intended to sell. The...

Archaeological Society of Greece Celebrates 180th Anniversary

The Archaeological Society of Greece is celebrating 180 years of glorious history with a once-in-a-lifetime-exhibit of black and white photographs. An exhibit titled “Chronography...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Missing Ancient Artifact ‘Stone of Nikouria’ Rediscovered on Amorgos

An ancient stone tablet bearing a historic inscription of the Resolution of Nikouria, dating back to the 3rd century BC, has resurfaced on the...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution...

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