Industrial Gas Museum in Athens Celebrates First Anniversary

On Sunday, The Industrial Gas Museum celebrated its one year anniversary in an event held at the Athens Technopolis.The museum opened in Athens on...

Museum Hosts Replica of Argo Ship

A museum in the port city of Volos in eastern Greece will host the replica of Argo, the legendary ship propelled by 50 oars-men...

Achilleion Palace’s Sculptures Declared Monuments

The sixty-one marble sculptures that adorn the halls, the terraces and gardens of Achilleion palace on Corfu, Greece, were declared monuments by the Central...

Kefalonia Earthquake: Locals Fear 1953 Catastrophe May Happen Again

For the third day in a row, the Greek island of Kefalonia has been hit by continuous earthquakes, something that brings back memories of 1953 when...

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...

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...

Ancient Greece’s 5,160 Original Names

Have you ever wondered how many different names there are in use today all over the world? We may not have the answer, but...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

The Greek ‘Moustaki’: A mustache with history!

Men can change their style just by shaving. They wake up in the morning and depending on their mood, they can have a beard...

Princess Elsa, the Hitler Supporter of Byzantine Origin

History is like a mix of faint details, like an endless puzzle with infinite pieces that may never merge into a single image. This is...

Theatre Play Reveals Unknown Greek Vampire History

It may seem unbelievable, but there were vampires in Greece! The engaging theatrical performance by Konstantinos Dellas and his theater company “boulouki,” narrates the story...

Nutritional Habits in Ancient Greece

A recent survey has shown that Greece is among the top 20 countries in the field of nutrition as the contemporary Greek cuisine combines...

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