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Ambassador Maslov Highlights Russian Role in Greek Revolution of 1821

Andrei Maslov, the Ambassador of Russia to Greece, explained recently his nation's role in assisting the Greeks during the War of Independence and the...

Ancient Cemetery Discovered Under Street in Larnaca, Cyprus

An ancient cemetery was found recently as a result of anti-flooding works in the city of Larnaca, Cyprus. Dating back to the 12th century...

Hydra’s Secret History and the Riddle of Its Name

I remember growing up on Hydra every summer in the 1980s, leaving my Salt Lake City, Utah home, to go to our...

Did the Ancient Greeks See Blue Like We Do?

Although Greece is full of many shades of blue -- iconic blue roofs found across the islands, rich sapphire seas, and bright blue skies...

Archaeologists Locate the Lost Sanctuary of Apollo in Cyprus

A Sanctuary of Apollo was recently located by archaeologists at Pera Oreinis-Fragkissa Lefkosia, Cyprus. The spectacular find, announced by Cyprus' Department of Antiquities and the...

Saint Basil’s Place in Greek History

Saint Basil, whose feast day is on January 1, is always remembered by the Greek people as the figure who bore gifts and helped...

Ancient Spartan Dialect Still Alive Despite Ravages of Time and Fortune

Greece, the home of one the oldest civilizations on the globe, is blessed with thousands of priceless monuments, from the Parthenon, the temple at...

Ancient Greek Theaters of Sicyon and Messene are Treasures of the Peloponnese

With the Greek authorities' recent announcement that they were making these sites more accessible to the public, increased attention has been drawn to the...

New Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

A new documentary airing on the Discovery Channel says that the ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is...

Milos Catacombs Mark the Rich History of the Island

Milos, one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades, has a very long history, like all other Greek islands. Being most famous for...

Top Ten Most Spectacular Greek Archaeological Discoveries of 2020

Despite the many and varied challenges of the past year as the nation and the world struggled with the pandemic and all its ramifications,...

Former Greek PM Tsipras, Zaev Receive Hessian Peace Prize for Prespa Agreement

The Hessian Peace Prize for 2020 has been awarded jointly to the former Prime Minister of Greece, main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras,...

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