The Astounding, Immortal Story of Alexander the Great

Alexander III, the "Basileus of Macedon", the "Hegemon of the Hellenic League", the "Shahanshah" of Persia, the "Pharaoh" of Egypt and the "Lord of...

Greece Seeks UNESCO Heritage Status for Spinalonga Islet (video)

Greece's Culture ministry submitted a nomination to UNESCO on Tuesday asking them to declare Crete’s Spinalonga islet, with its impressive sixteenth-century Venetian fortress, a new...

The Imia Crisis: When Greece Faced War in the Aegean (video)

Unlikely as it may seem, a dispute over salvage rights between Turkish and Greek captains was the trigger for a series of events which...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Children are Curious to Know: Who Were the Spartans?

Curious Kids, a website that posts inquiries made by the most curious of minds -- those of children -- recently found themselves answering a...

New Theory on What Killed Alexander the Great

The untimely death of Alexander the Great, on June 10, 323 B.C. in Babylon, has long been a topic of hot debate by historians. The...

Remembering the “Greek Titanic”, the Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History

The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer "Himara" on January 19, 1947 near South Evia, with a loss of at least 383 people, has...

When Princess Diana Flew to Greece For Her “Dear Friend” (video)

On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales, made a surprise trip to the Greek island of Evia to pay last respects to...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to what some may believe, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st amidst the cold bleakness of winter is actually...

Remembering December 2014’s “Norman Atlantic” Ferry Disaster (video)

On December 28, 2014 the passenger ferry "Norman Atlantic" caught fire in the Strait of Otranto in the Adriatic Sea, en route from the...

Benaki Museum Hosts Exhibit on Greek Architect Who Built Skopje in 1960’s

Constantinos Doxiadis was a Greek architect who played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the city of Skopje in 1963 following a devastating...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution...

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