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Was Helen Really to Blame for the Trojan War – or Just a Scapegoat?

By Jan Haywood* The legend of Troy is one of the oldest stories ever told, but it certainly reached a new audience through Wolfgang Petersen’s...

Celebration of Mother’s Day in Ancient Greece

Ancient Greeks had a lot of respect for the mother and honored her accordingly as the life-giver, centuries before Mother's Day was celebrated in...

Ten Magnificent Greek Works of Art Found in Foreign Museums

The Parthenon Marbles, currently held at the British Museum, are by far the most famous of all the Greek ancient antiquities found outside the...
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Eros and Psyche: The Greatest Love Story in Greek Mythology

The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich mythology of ancient Greece, has inspired countless artists all...

Explore the World of Ancient Greece Through New “Discovery Tour” Video Game (video)

A new video game is set to launch next week which will offer players a fascinating experience of touring, exploring and even virtually interacting...

Ikaria, An Island Of Many Myths

Ikaria is a well-known island in Greece, located on the eastern Aegean sea. Unlike the vast majority of Greek islands, however, it is not...

Exploring Samos, The Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey). Its proximity...

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other island idylls, it is one...

Patmos, The Sacred Land of the Aegean

In ancient mythology, Patmos was known as an island under the sea. The goddess Artemis often visited the mainland across the shore from Patmos,...

Explore the Ancient Neighborhood of Athens Beneath the Acropolis Museum

A new round of presentations entitled "Walking in the ancient neighborhood of the Acropolis Museum" will start on Tuesday, July 10th at the Acropolis...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...
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10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths. Some of this misinformation stems from action-packed Hollywood movies, while other such myths about...

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