Humanity’s First ‘Computer’ Was Found in Greek Shipwreck

It was exactly 116 years ago -- 17 May 1902 -- when Spirydon Stais visited a museum that housed treasures from an ancient shipwreck. Among them...

Athens Commemorates the 71st Anniversary of its Liberation from Nazi Occupation

Athens commemorates the 71st anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout the month of...

Area Linked to 1821 Proclaimed Historical

Following the positive and unanimous approval of the Greek Central Archaeological Council, which met the local community’s longstanding demand, the area in Arkadia has...

Historic Bridge in Arta to Be Rebuilt After Collapse

The Greek Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis announced today, February 2 that it is technically feasible to restore the historic bridge...

Greek And Italian Experts Rush To Save Historic Greek Cemetery In Tuscany

A team of architects and civil engineers of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Supervisory Committee of the Institute of Venice are...

Destination Evia: The Perfect Escape

When you want to experience true Greek culture and the country’s natural beauty, you go to an island that Greeks themselves vacation on, Evia....

U.S. Historian Says Ulysses Reached America

The first researcher, who questioned the prevailing theory that Ulysses wandered the Mediterranean Sea for years before the gods allowed him to set foot...

Has a Missing Piece of the Ancient Antikythera Machine Been Found?

Archaeologists believe that they may have found the missing piece of the Antikythera Mechanism, the fantastically complicated, advanced analog "computer" unearthed in 1901 from a...

Panagia Soumela Holy Icon Worship at Greek Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is opening the doors of the ministry to those who want to worship the holy icon of Panagia Soumela held...

The Discovery of the Venus de Milo Statue

It was the morning of April 8, 1820 when a Milos island farmer named Giorgos (or Theodoros) Kentrotas was digging in ancient ruins in...

AEK’s 1968 Triumph: More Than Just a Game

On April 4, 1968 a Greek sporting triumph took place when AEK won the European Cup in basketball in front of 80,000 spectators at...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

Even though the first case of cancer was recorded in Egypt in 1600 BC, it was Hippocrates (410-360 BC), the father of medicine, who...

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