Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

Was Achilles Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

AN HISTORIAN from Manchester Metropolitan University has refuted one of the most long-standing theories about the link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Ancient...

Greek Goddesses Appear as Black Women on Ancient Ceramic Cup

The image of black people plays a key role in the reconciliation between the everyday world of ancient Greeks and spiritual revelation, says an...

Homer’s Odyssey Is Officially the World’s Most Influential Story

Homer's Odyssey has been voted the most influential story to have shaped the entire world, according to a poll of more than 100 international authors,...

Exploring Greece through the Peloponnese

Writer Elisabeth Herschbach takes us on a journey around Peloponnese, the large underexpored peninsula that forms the southernmost part of mainland Greece, linked by a four-mile isthmus at Corinth.

Where Do the Names of Greek Islands Come From?

Mythical heroes, ancient gods and kings, along with geological features, were the origin and inspiration for many names of famous Greek islands. Santorini (Thira): The...

Modern Argo Could Sail The Seas Again

Everything is ready for the Argo to begin its voyage again from the feet of Pelion to the quest of the Golden Fleece. The...

The May Day Wreath and Its Roots in Ancient Greece

Maios (Μάιος in Greek), the month of May, took its name from the ancient goddess Maia (in Greek Μαία, the mother, the midwife, she...

Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled...
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Promitheia: Reviving the Ancient Greek Spirit on Mount Olympus

Hundreds of people gathered on Mount Olympus in central Greece for the annual festival dedicated to the Ancient Greek spirit. The Prometheia festival, now in its 22nd...

Heritage Daily: Greek Neolithic Site One of 10 Most Important Antiquity Discoveries of 2013

A Neolithic site in central Greece was named as one of ten most important archaeological discoveries of 2013, on a list compiled by web-based...

Pythagoras: A Mysterious Personality, Religion and the Infamous Theorem

By Konstantinos Kalachanis Like philosophy, the sciences of math can change anything in the lives of people directly involved with it. It can absorb one...

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