Old and New Christmas Traditions in Greece

One of the most important celebrations in the Christian calendar is the annual commemoration of the birth of Christ. Each country has bears unique...

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...

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.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates “Oxi Day”

In celebration of "Oxi Day," on October 28, Acropolis Museum will offer its visitors free admission and special events. October 28 is an important national...

Dolihi of Mt Olympus: The Giants’ Necropolis

According to a survey conducted by the Greek journalist and author Giorgos Lekakis, whose article was cited in the newspaper Eleftheros Tipos, the ancient...

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...

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...

Greek Classic ‘The Iliad’ Read in its Entirety by 66 Actors (video)

A reading of all 18,225 lines of text of The Iliad by 66 actors, an epic undertaking of Cambridge classics professor Simon Goldhill, will...
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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...

More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several...

The Greek Myth Behind Winter’s ‘Halcyon Days’

The expression “halcyon days” refers to a period of time, right in the middle of winter, normally at the end of January and usually...

Choreographer of Athens 2004 Olympic Games To Present ‘STILL LIFE’ Worldwide

"STILL LIFE" visual performance, conceived and directed by Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou, and produced by 2WORKS with the support of the Onassis Cultural Centre in...

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