Palace of Aigai, Biggest Building of Ancient Greece, Opens to Public (photos)

The archaeological site of the palace of Aigai, considered not only the biggest but, together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of classical...

Athens Library Prepares New Wing Dedicated to Greek Freedom Fighter

The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is to open a new exhibition on Greek independence fighter and statesman Ioannis Makriyannis. 'Ioannis Makriyannis: Vital...

Twelve Countries Back Greece over Return of Parthenon Sculptures

A UNESCO committee has called for talks between Britain and Greece over the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, with no less than 12 nations...

Homer’s Odyssey Is Officially the World’s Most Influential Story

Homer's Odyssey has been voted as the most influential story to have shaped the world, according to a poll of more than 100 international authors,...

The Day Two Teenage Greeks Took Down the Nazi Flag from Acropolis

One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when in April 28, 1941 the swastika was hoisted...

Pilgrims and Sightseers Flock to Greece’s ‘Miracle Church’ (photos)

A tiny church in Greece's Peloponnese dating from the 11th or the 12th century is a miracle of nature, and for the faithful, a...

Parthenon Voted World’s Most Beautiful Building

Distinguished architects across the world have chosen the Parthenon as the most beautiful building in the world. This emblematic Doric-style building on top of the...

Constantinople Reconstructed: The City in All its Glory Just Before it Fell (photos)

Images of the city of Constantinople just before it fell to the Ottomans in 1453 have been created by archaeologists and published by Turkish magazine...

See How Mykonos Changed from Sleepy Island to Superstars’ Paradise

Mykonos was one of the first Greek islands to become an international travel destination. Famed as a haunt of the rich, its nightlife is...

29 May 1453: The Day Constantinople Fell

The fall of Constantinople that occurred on 29 May 1453 was the final phase of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and the darkest page in...

Nafplio Historical Buildings Decay and Crumble

Dozens of historical buildings Nafplio are about to crumble due to time decay and the negligence of authorities, according to the Athens News Agency. City...

Greek Archaeologists Unearth Exciting Find in Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains

Greek researchers have made an exciting discovery of Neolithic objects in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus. A team from the history and archaeology department of the...

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