Meet the Warriors Bringing Ancient Greek Warfare Back to Life (photo, video)

Greek history is known worldwide for its tales of immortal gods, heroic warriors and battles like the fall of Troy. One group of modern...

Greek Jews of Rhodes Commemorate Holocaust Victims With Silent March (video)

Descendants of the Greek Jews of Rhodes converged on the island from all quarters on Tuesday for a memorial gathering to commemorate their ancestors...

Why Queen Elizabeth II Has Never Visited Greece

Queen Elizabeth II has made official visits to 120 countries but has never visited Greece, homeland of her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Upon...

Antikythera Mechanism More Ancient Than Believed

The Antikythera mechanism, the ancient clock like device that tracked the cycles of the solar system, is more ancient than it has been estimated...

Piraeus Red Light District Revived for New Year’s Eve

Trouba, the infamous red light district of old in Piraeus, Greece, will relive its "glory" moments tonight as part of the New Year's Eve...

Legendary Onassis Yacht Can Be Rented for a Mere $100,000 a Day

The 325-foot yacht "Christina O," formerly owned by Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, can be yours for a...

Today in History

AP - Today is Saturday, June 28, the 179th day of 2014. There are 186 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this...
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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...

U.S. President Barack Obama Praises Greece and Democracy From Acropolis Hill [video]

A video of U.S. President Barack Obama praising the birthplace of democracy and the cradle of Western Civilization on the Acropolis Hill in Athens...

Greek Public TV Archives Go Online

The Greek public television legacy is once more available via the website hprt-archives.gr. Thousands of digitized records, with full documentation of the Greek Public Television...

The Day When the Peak of the ‘Mountain of Ancient Greek Gods’ was Conquered

Today marks the 105th anniversary of the first climbers to reach Mount Olympus’s highest peak, famed for its place in Greek mythology as home...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October...

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