OXI Day: Iconic Images of Greece in WWII

On October 28th, millions around the world will commemorate OXI Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during WWII. On October 28th, 1940, the Italian...

Born In Debt: Greece’s History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical...
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A Fascinating Documentary About Fall of Constantinople [VIDEO]

May 29 marks the 561st anniversary since the Fall of Constantinople, which was the result of the siege of the Byzantine capital by the...

Tragic End of 1821’s Greek Heroes

The Greek War of Independence commenced in 1821 and waged until 1832 when the Greek free state was finally established under the blessings and...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Amphipolis Mosaic Depicts Pluto’s Abduction of Persephone

The Greek ministry of culture released today a set of pictures of the newly-excavated Amphipolis tomb mosaic. The mosaic is now fully uncovered, exposing...

Two Scenarios for the Great Tomb in Amphipolis

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, accompanied by his wife Georgia and Culture Minister Konstantinos Tasoulas, visited the excavation site of Ancient Amphipolis, in Serres,...

Amphipolis: The Eldorado of Ancient Greece

The tomb of Amphipolis has made an impression across the world for its large size. However, ancient Amphipolis was a powerful city with big, tall...

Eight Square Meter Vault and Marble Door Found in Amphipolis Tomb

In an effort to reach the fourth chamber in the Amphipolis tomb, the excavation crew reached an 8.4 square meter vault and found an...
Christmas Greek Gifts Ideas

A Greek Gift Guide for Christmas

You cannot really celebrate Christmas without giving to your beloved ones gifts and cards, smaller or bigger presents aiming just to put a smile...

Olympic Air: From Onassis Golden Age To Aegean Takeover

The merger of Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines symbolizes the end of a whole era. The gilded crockeries, stunning fashionable uniforms for flight attendants...

New Theories on Buried in Amphipolis Tomb

The search for the identity of the buried in the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, has led archaeologists and historians to create new scenarios, with family...

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