Uluburun Shipwreck At Acropolis Museum

The Uluburun Shipwreck will be the subject of a scientific conference to be held March 14 at the Acropolis Museum by Bronze Age navigation...

Rare Footage Shows Bombing of Piraeus [Video]

On January 11, 1944, English aircraft bombed German targets in Piraeus, Greece, for three hours, starting at 12pm. The city suffered great damages due...

Exploring Samos, The Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey). Its proximity...

New Video of Antikythera Shipwreck Treasures

A new video of the Antikythera ancient shipwreck has been released by kithera.gr showing the impressive underwater findings. The video is seven minutes long and...

Athens Polytechnic Opens its Gates for Events Commemorating Student Uprising

The commemorations marking the anniversary of the November 17 student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic University in 1973 officially kicked off on Friday. The gates...

Flashback to the Funeral that Became the First Mass Protest Against the 1967 Junta

On November 1, 1968 the death of emblematic political leader Georgios Papandreou gave about 300,000 Greeks the opportunity to get out in the streets...

The Greek Islands Which Didn’t Join Greece Until 1947

The Dodecanese -- the island archipelago furthest from the Greek mainland which includes Rhodes and Kos as well as other scenic gems -- attracts...

First — and Only — Statue of Alexander the Great in Athens to...

The statue of Alexander the Great was raised in central Athens on Wednesday morning by workers from the municipality of Athens. The statue is located...

Greek Carnival Reaches Climax with a Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Carnival season, or “Apokries” in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...
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Commemorating the 1914-23 Greek Pontic Genocide

Various events took place in Athens during the week of May 5, 2014, in memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire...

The Japanese Who Saved Armenians and Greeks During the Genocide

Researcher Vicken Babkenian has written a new book describing how a Japanese ship saved hundreds Armenians and Greeks from genocide in Smyrna in 1922....

Greece Begins Celebrations For 2500-Year Anniversary of Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis

An event marking the 2500-year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC began in Athens on Wednesday...

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