Greek President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates 76th Anniversary of Athens’ Liberation from Nazis

On Monday, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou attended the ceremonial raising of the Greek flag on the Acropolis in honor of the 76th anniversary of...

Experts Say First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece-Balkan Area

Researchers have found evidence that the link in the lineage of the great apes and humans took place in the Eastern Mediterranean -- not...

Greek Restaurateur Loucas Personifies Unforgettable Greek Philoxenia

When one pictures Greece, one often thinks of the idea of philoxenia, or "love of a stranger," thanks also to the extensive photographic works...

Timeless Quotes from the Ancient Greek Philosophers

When searching for an inspirational quote, one need look no further than the wisdom of the ancient Greek philosophers. The insights these men shared...

“The Beach in Front of My House Will Open While I Am Still a...

Turkey continued its seemingly never-ending string of provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean by announcing on Tuesday -- along with the government of the self-declared...

The Ancient Roots of Greek Souvlaki, the World’s First Fast Food

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

Five Ancient Greek Coins Saved From Auction, Repatriated From Germany

Five rare silver coins dating to the 5th and 4th centuries BC were returned to Greece before they could be auctioned off in Munich...

Archaeological Museum of Pella Receives Prestigious Award

The Archaeological Museum of Pella, in the northern Greek region of Macedonia, was recently given the coveted 2020 Traveler's Choice Award by the international...

New Secrets Unearthed at Minoan Palace of Zominthos on Crete

An elegant summer palace once belonging to the Minoan aristocracy at Zominthos on Crete, first discovered in 1982, has yielded many more of its...

Historic Bonds Between Greece and Armenia Remain Unbroken

The recent armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh area has Greece siding with the Armenians, as Turkey has firmly planted...

Bronze Age Greek Island of Keros Visualized in New Documentary

Keros, the small, uninhabited Cycladic island south of Naxos, will be the subject of the first collaboration between The National Geographic and the Greek...

US Secretary of State Pompeo Attends Ceremony in Thessaloniki on Yom Kippur

During his whirlwind trip through Greece and the Balkans, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended a Yom Kippur ceremony in the city which...

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