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...

Events and Marches Commemorate Armenian Genocide Centennial

A memorial service was held on Friday in Nea Smyrni, south of Athens, as well as a march to the Turkish Embassy, to commemorate...

Greek Woman Stopped Holding Greek Flag at Acropolis

It was supposed to be an ordinary visit for a young couple from Kavala, Greece, eager to visit the Acropolis and make some photographic...

Pavlopoulos: Ancient Greek Spirit Can Help Defend Our Culture

"The ancient Greek spirit can help the people today defend our endangered culture," said Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday in his address at...

Pindus National Park, Where Africa Met Greece

According to geological research, the continents of Europe and Africa were once joined at the Vourinos site in northwest Greece, a region that today...

Five Youths Prosecuted for Burning the Greek Flag in Nafplio

The Nafplio Police Department on Tuesday arrested five young people who burned the Greek flag after taking it down from its pole. The five perpetrators -- a...

Athens Railway Turns 150: Flashback to When History Was Made (Photos)

The Piraeus-Kifissia Electric Railway, known to most as the "Ilektrikos" has been in operation for almost 150 years, during which time it has significantly...

Thermopylae Remembers The 300 Spartans

A ceremony marking the last stand of the 300 Spartans and their Greek allies against the Persian hordes of King Xerxes at the Pass...

The Balkan Wars – 100 Years Later

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Balkan Wars, which engulfed Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro. The combined armies of the Balkan states...

New Book on Greek Jews Holocaust

A new narrative on the persecution and the rescue of the Jews in the Third Reich has been released by Kapon Editions. The new...

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...

Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

George Gordon, Lord Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes, who actively participated in Greece’s War of Independence, eventually losing his life in...

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