Archive Film of Greece’s Liberation from the Nazis (Video)

Among the archive footage released when British Pathé put its entire back catalogue of vintage newsreels on YouTube last week was film dating back in 1944 of Greece’s...

April 21: The Day of The Colonels and The Junta

April 21 is a day most Greeks remember with fear. It was 47 years ago, just weeks before scheduled elections, that a coup of...

Application on the Battle of Salamis

A new application for the iPhone and iPad on the Battle of Salamis was created by two brothers Tasos and Dimitris Voulgaris, from Phthiotida...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to...

Why Do Greeks Dye Eggs Red for Easter?

For Orthodox Christians, one of the oldest Easter traditions are dyed eggs, which are associated with the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Eggs symbolize...

Magnificent Byzantine Churches in the Heart of Athens

A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic centre of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost....

Al Jazeera Features Story on Greek War Reparation Claims (Video)

The leading Qatari news broadcaster “Al Jazeera” featured an on-site story on the Greek claims for the Second World War German war reparations and...

Archeologists Keen on Finding Ancient Greek Shipwrecks

Finding modern ships lost at sea can be a difficult task, even with the help of radars, sonar and satellites. Trying though, to find...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Ancient Greek Inventions in Modern Society

Some of the most well-known objects of our daily lives originated in ancient Greece. Aside from such concepts as philosophy and democracy, ancient Greeks...

Common Words in the Greek and Turkish Language

The Greeks were under Ottoman occupation for 400 years and the period of the Ottoman rule are traditionally viewed in a negative light as...

Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks....

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