Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center...

Google Adds Naxos’ Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open...

Groundbreaking Bronze Age Archaeological Discoveries on Island of Keros, Greece

The Greek Ministry of Culture issued a statement on Holy Thursday announcing the recent conclusion of a four-year archaeological excavation which took place on the...

Greece Considers Legalizing Buildings Inside Ancient Sites

The Greek parliament is considering a bill that will make the legalization of private structures located inside archaeological and historic sites easier, according to...

Acropolis Museum Debunks Claims Elgin Had Sultan’s Permission to Obtain Marbles

Dimitris Pantermalis, a professor and the curator of the Acropolis Museum, debunked on Monday claims that the Earl of Elgin had obtained permission from...

Ancient Greek Shipwrecks to Become Underwater Museums

Greece is relaxing its strict regulations regarding its rich underwater heritage and has recently announced that it will allow divers to tour the sites...

How the Aphrodite of Milos Statue Shaped the Western Idea of Female Beauty

The statue of Aphrodite of Milos, which was discovered on April 8, 1820, changed western culture in the 19th century, creating a certain ambivalence...

Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites to Have Extended Hours Beginning April 1

Several major Greek museums and archaeological sites will remain open for longer hours as of April 1, the country's Ministry of Culture said earlier...

Gossip as a Powerful Tool for the Powerless in Ancient Greece

In Aristophanes' comedy The Frogs, a nosy slave listens to his master's conversations and spreads them around town, resulting in his master's horrible misfortunes. The Aristophanes...

Human Rights Advocate Kerry Kennedy Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

US human rights advocate Kerry Kennedy called for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, now housed at the British Museum, to the nation of...

Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been...

Acropolis Obscured: Greeks Angry at Construction Near the “Holy Rock”

Two new buildings under construction near the Acropolis have caused a public outrage because their height has already blocked some views of the ancient Greek...

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