The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Holocaust Museum to Be Build in Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, on Friday unveiled plans to build a Holocaust museum to honor some 46,000 Jewish residents deported and killed in Nazi...

Christmas Gift Giving Traditions

You can't really celebrate Christmas without giving  your loved ones gifts and cards, whether they are big presents, or small, the aim is to...

Santorini’s Cherry Tomato Receives Protected Status

The Greek island of Santorini isn't just famous throughout the world for its beauty, but also for its cherry tomatoes (Tomataki Santorinis), which grow...

Greece’s Ancient Messene to Be Nominated to Unesco’s World Heritage List

It was recently announced that Greece’s ancient Messene will be a candidate for UNESCO’s world heritage site. Ancient Messene has already been included on the...

Ancient Greece and Mental Disorders

William V. Harris, a history professor, has spent many years studying Ancient Greece and Rome, but in the last few years he has been focused on...

Greek Myths That Have a Religious Background

by Lauren DeVoe, Demand Media All Greek myths are religious. These myths were stories about the various gods and heroes that accounted for the creation...

Remembering 70 Years Since the Holocaust in Kalavryta

An event in remembrance of 70 years since the holocaust, took place on Saturday morning in Kalavryta, Greece. A memorial service for the victims was...

Greek PM and IOC Bid Farewell to Nelson Mandela

The International Olympic Committee, IOC on its official twitter account, said farewell to the former leader of South Africa, Nelson Mandela by uploading a...

Untold Story: Italian Regime Spied on Residents of Dodecanese

Bureaucratic certificates, such as permits and authorizations, as well as confidential reports, records of personal habits, political views and much more: the Fascist regime...

100 Years Since Crete’s Union with Greece

The 100th anniversary of Crete’s Union with Greece was celebrated yesterday with the hoisting of the Greek flag over the historic fortress Firka in...
The Parthenon

The Parthenon Like You ‘ve Never Seen it Before!

A team of Russian photographers has created this amazing digital tour of the Acropolis in Athens. Anybody who wishes to visit The Parthenon but...

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