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...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

Pay a Visit to Greek ‘Europa’ With New Banknote

While Greece was struggling to get its proposed reform measures accepted by the European Commission (EC) in order to succeed the extension of its bailout...

Mayor Pushes Forward to Rebuild Rhodes Colossus

The massive bronze Colossus of Rhodes may be rebuilt, Mayor Fotis Hatzidiacos has been quoted saying to media on Wednesday. His remarks were made...
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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...
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Greek Gods’ Epic Tales of Love and Jealousy

Zeus, the king of the Olympian Gods, was not only known for being the most prominent deity in the ancient Greek pantheon. He also...

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...

Mycenaean Era Tombs Found in Southern Greece

Tombs dating back to the Mycenaean period 1600-1100 BC were found at the town of Kiveri in the Argolis region, in southern Greece. According to...

Fact or Fiction? Hunting for the Real Locations Behind Greek Myths

By Cliff Blaylock Why is it that the myths of Ancient Greece have not only been able to survive, but continue to have a profound...

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...

Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

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