Could the Plague of Athens Have Been Caused by Ebola?

Many scientists believe that the first Ebola virus outbreak occurred in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (then known as Zaire) in Africa,...

Historic Shop in Arcadia is Two Centuries Old; Considered Oldest Shop in Greece

Konstantinos (Kostas) Kanakis, along with his wife Calliope, are the owners of a historic shop situated on the main road of Leonidio in Arcadia,...
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The African Greeks of Avato (Full Documentary)

  Watch our documentary on Avato, the village in Northern Greece that is home to the Greek descendants of the African slaves that were once...

Ebola Virus: A 2,500-Year-Old Ancient Greek Story

The epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus in countries of West Africa is out of control, but it can be halted, said...

The May Day Wreath and Its Roots in Ancient Greece

Maios (Μάιος in Greek), the month of May, took its name from the ancient goddess Maia (in Greek Μαία, the mother, the midwife, she...

Who Are the Most Famous Women Named “Maria”?

There are many famous people who have "Maria" for their first name. It's no wonder since Maria is a female name in many diverse cultures spanning...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Holocaust Survivor Leads Thessaloniki Remembrance March

Retracing the steps that brought him to the Auschwitz concentration camp 75 years ago, 92-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Aelion on Sunday took his wheelchair...

Greece Honors Heroine of War of Independence 193 Years After her Death

Greece's Ministry of National Defence honored Laskarina Bouboulina, a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, by awarding her the rank of vice-admiral. The posthumous award,...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines,...

‘Of Heroes and Villains’: Kalavryta Holocaust and Hitler’s Banning of Comic Books on the...

Until recently the subject of the banning of comic books in Nazi Germany was very rarely discussed. However, a film production company called TerraMagma Pictures...

The Wild Magic of Meteora [Video]

Perched upon wild crags, the complex of Greek Orthodox monasteries called Meteora justify their name in Greek as each of the six monasteries looks...

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